- Barbara Kingsolver, Demon Copperhead
Barbara Kingsolver is the author of Demon Copperhead (Harper, 2022), a contemporary re-telling of David Copperfield set in Appalachia at the onset of the opioid epidemic. Demon Copperhead is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and is shortlisted for the Women’s Prize. It was named one of the top ten books of the year by the New York Times and the Washington Post, and has spent over 27 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
Kingsolver is also the author of ten bestselling works of fiction, including the novels Unsheltered, Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, The Poisonwood Bible, Animal Dreams, and The Bean Trees, as well as books of poetry, essays, and creative nonfiction. Her work of narrative nonfiction is the influential bestseller Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. Kingsolver’s work has been translated into more than twenty languages and has earned literary awards and a devoted readership at home and abroad. She was awarded the National Humanities Medal, our country’s highest honor for service through the arts, as well as the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for the body of her work. She lives with her family on a farm in southern Appalachia.