Gail Godwin

Gail Godwin

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Gabrielle: My Life As I Remember It was the most recently released book by Gail Godwin, on December 5th, 2021.

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Gail Godwin Stats: The highest rated book by Gail Godwin on Book Notification is Grief Cottage, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Flora, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Gail Godwin on Book Notification is Flora, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Grief Cottage, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Gail Godwin books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Margaret Bonner Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Perfectionists
1970
2
Glass People
1972
3
The Odd Woman
1974
4
Violet Clay
1978
5
A Mother and Two Daughters
1982
6
The Finishing School
1984
7
A Southern Family
1987
8
The Good Husband
1994
9
Evenings at Five
2003
10
6
Queen of the Underworld
2006
11
Unfinished Desires
2009
12
6
Flora
2013
13
8
Grief Cottage
2017
14
Old Lovegood Girls
2020

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Biographies & Memoirs in Publication Order

List of Contemporary Literature and the Life of Faith Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1 (By: Flannery O'Connor, Raymond Carver, Alice Walker, Garrison Keillor, Annie Dillard, Richard Rodríguez, Patricia Hampl, Peter Hawkins, Frederick Buechner, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
1994
2
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (With: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
Listening for God, Vol. 2 (With: Anne Tyler, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kathleen Norris, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Carol Bly, Andrew Dubus)
1996
3
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (By: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, John Cheever, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
Listening for God, Vol. 3 (By: Tillie Olsen, Wendell Berry, John Cheever, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Tess Gallagher, Reynolds Price, Oscar Hijuelos, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins)
2000
4
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
Listening For God, Vol. 4 (By: Robert Butler, Allegra Goodman, James Baldwin, Kent Haruf, Sue Miller, Doris Betts, Paula J. Carlson, Peter S. Hawkins, Michael Malone, Alice Elliot Dark)
2002
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List of Gail Godwin Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Writer on Her Work
1980
2
Real Life: Writers from Nine Countries Illuminate the Life of the Modern Woman
1981
3
The Best American Short Stories 1985
1985
4
Growing Up in the South
1991
5
Listening for God Reader, Vol. 1
1994
6
Listening for God, Vol. 2
1996
7
First Words: Earliest Writing from Favorite Contemporary Authors
2000
8
Listening for God, Vol. 3
2000
9
Writers on Writing
2001
10
Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas
2001
11
Listening For God, Vol. 4
2002
12
12 Short Stories and Their Making: An Anthology with Interviews
2005
13
FIRST WORDS: Earliest Writing from Favorite Contemporary Authors
2009
14
27 Views of Asheville: A Southern Mountain Town in Prose & Poetry
2012
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Gail Godwin: Biography

Gail Godwin was born on June 18th, 1937 and is currently 86 years old. Gail Godwin was born in Birmingham, Alabama.

Gail Godwin is probably best known for their Standalone Novels. There are currently 14 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1970 with the novel The Perfectionists. The most recently released novel was Old Lovegood Girls which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Gail at this time.

Gail Godwin has also written the Biographies & Memoirs series which has 4 books including The Making of a Writer: Journals, 1961-1963 and The Making of a Writer, Volume 2: Journals, 1963-1969.

Gail Godwin: Awards & Accolades

Gail Godwin books have been nominated for multiple awards, The Odd Woman was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 1975. Violet Clay was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Fiction - Paperback, in 1980. A Mother and Two Daughters was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Fiction - Hardcover, in 1983.

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Gail Godwin: F.A.Q

When was Gail Godwin Born? How old is Gail Godwin?

Gail Godwin was born on June 18th, 1937. Gail Godwin is currently 86 years old.

Where was Gail Godwin Born?

Gail Godwin was born in Birmingham, Alabama, .

What was the first book Gail Godwin wrote?

The first novel written by Gail Godwin was The Perfectionists, published in 1970.

What was the most recent book Gail Godwin wrote?

Their most recently released work was Gabrielle: My Life As I Remember It on December 5th, 2021.

Will there be any more books by Gail Godwin?

Gail Godwin does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Gail Godwin written?

Gail Godwin has written 23 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 2 books in the Margaret Bonner Series, 14 Standalone Novels, 2 books in the Short Story Collections, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books, 4 books in the Biographies & Memoirs.

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