Ann Voskamp Biography & Facts
Ann Voskamp is a Canadian author, blogger, and memoirist on themes of Christian women's spirituality, and the author of five books, including the New York Times bestseller, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are (2011), published by Zondervan.
As a blogger, Voskamp's writing was recognized in the list of "The Top 100 Mom Blogs of 2011", by The Walt Disney Company's Babble.com. Her debut book in 2011, a memoir written in her mid- to late-twenties, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are (Zondervan) appeared on various of Publishers Weekly's 2011 and later bestseller's lists, from hardback to ibook, in the Christian Marketplace and Religion & Spirituality categories, a USA Today Bestseller for that year, and by February 2012 it had been on the New York Times hardback bestsellers list, in its category, for 9 weeks. One Thousand Gifts went on to receive an award of merit in the Christianity Today Book Awards for 2012. The book's presence on Twitter was discussed in the New York Times in 2012.Voskamp and her published works have been featured in The Huffington Post, People Magazine, and WORLD Magazine. She has appeared on the Today Show, The 700 Club, and 100 Huntley Street.Voskamp has also been a supporter of refugee rights, and has gone to Washington, D.C. to protest Donald Trump's policies against refugees in the United States.Voskamp is a supporter of Compassion International.
— (25 October 2016). The Broken Way: A Daring Path Into the Abundant Life. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN 9780310346562.
— (2014). Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: A Family Celebration of Christmas. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House. ISBN 9781414397542.
— (1 September 2013). The Greatest Gift: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of Christmas. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House. ISBN 978-1-4143-8708-6.
— (2012). Selections from One Thousand Gifts: Finding Joy in What Really Matters. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN 9780310313540.
— (4 January 2011). One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN 9780310412359.Personal life
Voskamp has been married to Darryl Voskamp since 1994, and they are the parents of seven children.
Interview of Voskamp, by Frank Viola.
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