Jane HamiltonJane Hamilton

Jane Hamilton is an American novelist. She grew up in Oak Park, Illinois, the youngest of five children. She won prizes for poetry and short stories throughout high school and college, but was always told that being a writer would not be a viable career. Hamilton graduated from Carleton College in 1979 as an English major. She interned with Dell Publishing for Children after college with intentions of becoming an editor.
Born: 13 July 1957