Windfalls, by Jean Hegland

“A powerful, extremely moving tale about motherhood, the choices we make, and the impact we can have on one another. Highly recommended.”

— Robin Nesbin,
Library Journal

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The Life Within, by Jean Hegland

“Hegland takes the reader upon the month-by-month journey traveled by every mother-to-be … [her] rich prose style makes it all a joy to read.”

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Still Time, by Jean Hegland

“A moving, beautiful story about what persists and what doesn’t, about what can be repaired and what can’t. This is a tale focused and personal, but also large and philosophical.”

—Karen Joy Fowler, author of
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

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Into the Forest, by Jean Hegland

“By rights this tale of the complete collapse of society and technology should be a depressing story, but the author has turned it onto a triumph.”

—Barbara Howe,
Dorset Evening Echo

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Still Time out in paperback on October 17, 2017

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STILL TIME

From the author of Into the Forest, a moving novel about memory, Shakespeare's green worlds, and the power of reconciliation.

ISBN: 9781628728217

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Jean Hegland

Welcome to the official website for Jean Hegland, author of Into the Forest, WindfallsThe Life Within, and Still Time.

Jean’s latest novel, Still Time, is about a Shakespeare scholar’s attempts to come to terms with his life and reconcile with his estranged daughter as he struggles with Alzheimer’s disease. An intellectual and emotional tour de force that confronts—and transcends—our fears of aging and memory loss, Still Time has received enthusiastic acclaim from Shakespeare scholars as well as from readers who are indifferent (or even allergic) to Shakespeare.

Into the Forest, the story of two sisters struggling to survive after the collapse of technological society, has been translated into over a dozen languages since it was first published in 1997. The French translation, which was released in January, 2017, has become a French best-seller.

Into the Forest has also been adapted to the big screen. Directed by Patricia Rozema, the film stars Ellen Page (who also serves as co-producer) and Evan Rachel Wood. It premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September, 2015, and is now available on a number of online and on-demand video services.

Jean enjoys presenting at writers conferences and workshops; check the events page or look below for information on upcoming events.

A native of Washington state, Jean lives in northern California on 55 acres of second-growth forest.  She has taught creative and literature for many years, both in California and abroad. She is always at work on another book.


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October 2017

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Reading at Gallery Bookshop

Celebrating the release of the STILL TIME paperpack!

Gallery Bookshop

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November 2017

01Nov2017

Reading at Readers' Books

Celebrating the release of the STILL TIME paperpack!

Readers' Books

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June 2018

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August 31, 2017, 7:59 am
All Things Book

Here's an independent bookstore for every place on Earth where there are no indy bookstores. It's pet-friendly, too!

All Things Book: Supporting Independent Bookstores with Events, Special Sales, & Marketing

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August 24, 2017, 12:41 pm
Wales Literary Agency

Here's the cover of the forth-coming Dutch edition of Into the Forest

Cover reveal for the Dutch edition of INTO THE FOREST, coming out in September from Colibri editions!

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July 15, 2017, 10:09 am
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Dans la forêt is back on the bestseller list--over two months so far!

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July 13, 2017, 8:19 am
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Thanks to the patrons at the Librairie Lucioles in Vienne for awarding Dans la Forêt the 2017 Firefighters Prize!
http://www.librairielucioles.com/

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June 11, 2017, 6:04 am
Éditions Gallmeister

Last night I finished my second round of travels in France for Editions Gallmeister's excellent translation (thanks to Josette Chicheportiche) of ... See more

Jean Hegland a atterri ce matin en France ! Nous vous donnons rendez-vous dès demain, à 19h, à la librairie Les Traversées à Paris. D'autres ... See more

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June 11, 2017, 5:08 am
La Fleur qui pousse à l'intérieur

I got to meet many passionate readers at La Fleur qui pousse à l'intérieur in Dijon

Merci à tous pour cette belle soirée ! Nous espérons que vous avez passé un aussi agréable moment que nous ! Jean Hegland était enchantée de ... See more

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June 9, 2017, 1:32 pm

I have just spent a very pleasant time with you at the bookshop of the Square in Grenoble. Thank you !
Laure

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June 9, 2017, 8:36 am
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With Stephane, Anne, and Elizabet at the beautifully decorated entryway to their Librairie Les Saisons in La Rochelle

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June 6, 2017, 10:49 am
Librairie Kléber Salle Blanche

Tonight in Strasbourg--Benedicte asked great questions, and Eka did a brilliant job of translating

Un message d'espoir et d'amour...

Nous avons eu le plaisir d'accueillir Jean Hegland en Salle Blanche ce soir, pour nous présenter son roman "Dans ... See more

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June 6, 2017, 10:17 am
Éditions Gallmeister

At Festival Étonnants Voyageurs in Saint-Malo with James McBride and some of the Gallmeister gang: 60,000 readers and scores of writers in a walled ... See more

Amis bretons ! Rendez-vous aux Etonnants voyageurs de Saint-Malo avec Jean Hegland et James McBride et au Goéland masqué de Penmarc'h avec Lance ... See more

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