Chris Bohjalian

Critically acclaimed novelist Chris Bohjalian’s works explore contemporary social issues and the ways in which they play themselves out in the lives of ordinary people. His writing covers such controversial topics as midwifery, gender reassignment surgery, animal rights, homelessness, domestic violence, human trafficking, and the personal, moral, and ethical dilemmas that arise from them. He is the author of numerous bestselling books, including Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls. His work has been translated into over 30 languages, and three of his books have become movies.