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Individual Author Record

General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Chiaverini is a graduate of the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jennifer Chiaverini is a quilter and New York Times bestselling author. She is also a former writing instructor at Penn State and Edgewood College. Best known for writing the Elm Creek Quilts novels, Chiaverini also wrote four books of quilt patterns that were inspired by the novels and designs the Elm Creek Quilts fabric line from Red Rooster Fabrics. She currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin.

Published Works Expand for more information

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