Anita Shreve was an American editor, chiefly known for her fiction. Shreve 's novels have sold millions of copies worldwide. She attended Tufts University and began writing while working as a high school teacher. One of her first published tories,, ( published in 1975) was awarded an O. Henry Prize in 1976. Among other jobs, Shreve spent three years working as a novelist in Kenya. In 1999, while she was teaching Creative Writing at mherst College, Oprah Winfrey selected for her book club. Her fiction and became a films of the same ame. CBS released as a seque of the month.
She died on March 29, 2018, at her home at Newfields, New Hampshire, from cancer; she was 71.