Chris won the New England Book Award in 2002, and his novel, Midwives, was a number one New York Times bestseller, a selection of Oprah's Book Club, a Publishers Weekly "Best Book," and a New England Booksellers Association Discovery pick. His work has been translated into over 25 languages and twice become movies (Midwives and Past the Bleachers).
He has written for a wide variety of magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Reader's Digest, and the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, and has been a Sunday columnist for Gannett's Burlington Free Press since 1992. Chris graduated from Amherst College, and lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter.
In St. Louis? I'm speaking there to commemorate the #ArmenianGenocide at 4 on Sunday. Details on the events page of http://t.co/a2IsFG0Gn6
RT @AliceShort3: Waiting for #bookfest panel on biography: world leaders and history .... moderated by @newton_jim
Coming tomorrow in Idyll Banter in @bfp_news: "The Norwegian who helped the Armenians come to America" #ArmenianGenocide @PantagruelOslo