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The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association have named A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl as one of their Midwest Connections November picks. Read More

Jean's essay on the end of her 2001 Saturn, "All Things Come to an End. Even My 2001 Saturn" appeared in the March 20, 2016, edition of the New York Times.

Jean is interviewed and A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl is reviewed in the Northwest Indiana Times. Read the interview here.

Readers loved the excerpt from The Witch and Other Tales Re-Told on the "Read It Forward" Web site. The winners got copies of the book and readers gave their comments on how much they loved the excerpt. Read about it here.


Both and named A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl as one of their Books to Read in October picks. Time called the novel "thoughtful" and LitHub says the characters are "so real it feels as if you’re not even reading, but witnessing."



The Web site BookPage talks about Jean Thompson's new collection The Witch and Other Tales Re-Told. Read it here.


Jean Thompson review's Malinda McCollum's short story collection The Surprising Place in the New York TimesRead the Review.

Jean shares her insight into re-telling old tales and ponders the importance of classic tales for children in this article for Read it here.


Jean was interviewed for Book Club Babble about her latest novel, She Poured Out Her Heart. Read the interview.

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