Tags: Christian Fiction

Sharon Garlough Brown

Fiction, Spirituality

Sharon Garlough Brown is an author, spiritual director, and retreat speaker. A graduate of Smith College (BA in English Literature) and Princeton Theological Seminary (MDiv), Brown has served on the pastoral staff of congregations in West Michigan, Oklahoma, Scotland, and England. Her novels in the bestselling Sensible Shoes series follow the journey of characters who deepen their relationship with God and each other through the practice of spiritual disciplines. Her books Shades of Light and Remember Me explore the complexities of mental illness through the lives of characters who are longing to know Christ’s presence in their affliction. Her most recent novel, An Extra Mile, was a Christianity Today Fiction Book of the Year for 2019.


Festival Years: 2014, 2018, 2020