Maria Hummel Biography & Facts
Maria Hummel is an American writer. Her poetry collection, House and Fire, was winner of the 2013 APR/Hickman First Book Prize. She has written three novels: Still Lives (Counterpoint, 2018), Motherland (Counterpoint, 2014) and Wilderness Run (St. Martin's, 2003).Publishers Weekly gave her novel, Motherland, a starred review and wrote that "Fear, grief, and the will to survive fuse in this beautiful novel about the inner life of a German family in the final months of World War II...." People wrote that Motherland is "searing and honest, her book illuminates the reality of war away from the front lines ... with a compassion and depth of understanding that will touch your heart.Hummel was a Wallace Stegner fellow from 2005 to 2007 at Stanford University, where she was a Jones Lecturer from 2009 to 2016. Since 2016, she has taught in the English department at the University of Vermont.
Wilderness Run, St Martin's Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0312287573
Motherland, Counterpoint, 2014, ISBN 978-1619022379
Still Lives, Counterpoint, June 2018, ISBN 978-1619021112References
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