Jodi Daynard

About me

Jodi Daynard’s most recent publication is The Midwife’s Revolt, which Publishers Weekly has called “a charming, unexpected, and decidedly different take on the Revolutionary War.” Her stories and essays have been widely published (New York Times Book Review, The Paris Review, Agni, Other Voices, Fiction, Harvard Review, New England Review) and nominated for a number of prices, including the Pushcart Prize and Best American Essays. She has taught writing at Harvard University, M.I.T., and Emerson College.

From my website

Bookbub Promotion begins Thursday, July 3

Hello, everyone. Just wanted to give you a heads up on another incredible Bookbub deal beginning this Thursday, July 3: The Midwife’s Revolt will be $1.95 on Kindle, Nook, and iPad and, of course, at BookBub. July 3 – 7th.

An Evening With Claire has been published!

An Evening with Claire, by Gaito Gazdanov, which I translated from the Russian, has just been reissued by Overlook Press. It is a masterpiece of early emigre Russian literature.

Second Novel in Midwife Trilogy Complete!

Hello, all — I’ve had a busy spring. The second novel of the Midwife trilogy is complete, and I’ll be shopping it around soon. If you read The Midwife’s Revolt, and remember Eliza Boylston, Lizzie’s haughty sister-in-law, well, it’s her story: how she grew up on Brattle Street before the…

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