Candace Freeland

Jan Karon


Jan Karon is the bestselling author of fourteen novels in the Mitford series, featuring Episcopal priest Father Tim Kavanagh. The first book in the series, At Home in Mitford, has been reprinted more than eighty times. The Mitford books have won Christy and Gold Medallion awards, and have also been nominated for the American Booksellers Book of the Year Award, which honors titles that bookstore owners most enjoy recommending to customers. In addition to the Mitford series, Karon has also published several children's books. 

Festival Years: 2002