Author Profile

Eileen Garvin

Eileen Garvin Born and raised in eastern Washington, Eileen Garvin lives in Hood River, Oregon.

Her debut novel, The Music of Bees, is a national bestseller.
The Music of Bees was named a Good Morning America Buzz Pick, a Good Housekeeping Book club Pick, a People Magazine Best New Book, an IndieNext Pick, a Library Reads Pick, a Christian Science Monitor Pick, and named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by BookRiot, Bookish, Nerd Daily, The Tempest, Midwestness and others.

Eileen’s memoir, How to be a Sister, was named an Indie Next by IndieBound and was chosen as a Target Book of the Month and a Kindle Book of the Month. How to be a Sister was recently released in audiobook.

Her essays have appeared with Medium, The Oregonian,, and Creative Non-Fiction Magazine.

Eileen and her husband share their home with a fearless calico cat, a passionate Baja mutt, four chickens, and about one hundred and twenty thousand honeybees. 

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