Ms. Jean Hegland

California, United States

Member Since: 10/09/2014

Jean Hegland’s first novel, Into the Forest, has been translated into seventeen languages, and adapted as a film (starring Ellen Paige and Evan Rachel Wood), and a French graphic novel. Still Time, her newest novel, is about an aging Shakespearean scholar's final encounters with the plays. She is also the author of Windfalls, a novel about contemporary motherhood, and the nonfiction book The Life Within: Celebration of a Pregnancy. She has taught creative writing and literature for many years, both in California and abroad. She spent fall 2019 working on her next novel at the Fondation Jan Michalski in Switzerland.





Twitter Username: @jeanhegland


  • Still Time , Arcade (September 2015)
  • Windfalls , Atria/Simon & Schuster (2004)
  • Into the Forest , Bantam (1997)
  • The Life Within: Celebration of a Pregnancy , The Humana Press (1991)


  • Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Composition from Eastern Washington University (May 1984)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction