Sheila O'Connor

Sheila O’Connor is a multi-genre writer whose novels for adults include Evidence of V: A Novel in Fragments, Facts and Fictions, Where No Gods Came, and Tokens of Grace. Her novels for readers of all ages include Sparrow Road, Keeping Safe the Stars, and Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth. Awards for her novels include the Michigan Prize for Literary Fiction, Minnesota Book Award, International Reading Award, and Midwest Booksellers Award. Her books have been included in Best Books of the Year by Booklist, VOYA, Book Page, Bank Street, Chicago Public Library, and Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers. She is a professor in the MFA program at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she also serves as Fiction Editor for Water~Stone Review.