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Joyce Maynard


Joyce Maynard

Joyce Maynard is the author of 18 books, including the New York Times bestselling novel LABOR DAY, and TO DIE FOR (both adapted for film), UNDER THE INFLUENCE and the memoirs AT HOME IN THE WORLD and THE BEST OF US.  

Her latest novel is COUNT THE WAYS, the story of a marriage and a divorce, and the children who survived it.

She is currently at work on a book about her return to Yale University two and a half years ago as an undergraduate, 48 years after dropping out at age 18.  

Maynard is a fellow of the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. She is the founder of Write by the Lake, a week-long workshop on the art and craft of memoir, held every year since 2001 at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. 

Joyce Maynard

Books by Joyce Maynard

by Joyce Maynard - Fiction, Women's Fiction

A story of holding on and learning to let go, COUNT THE WAYS is an achingly beautiful, poignant and deeply compassionate novel of home, parenthood, love and forgiveness.

by Joyce Maynard - Fiction

The New York Times bestselling author of LABOR DAY and AFTER HER returns with a poignant story about the true meaning --- and the true price --- of friendship.