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She moved with her daughter to [[Tenerife]] in the [[Canary Islands]] for a year during the first [[Gulf war]], mostly due to frustration over America's military involvement.<ref name="Telegraph">{{cite news|url=|title=Barbara Kingsolver: Interview|last=Leonard|first=Tom|format=Interview|work=[[The Daily Telegraph]]|publisher=Telegraph Media Group|date=November 20, 2009|accessdate=May 12, 2010|location=London, UK|archiveurl=|archivedate=June 18, 2010|deadurl=no}}</ref> After returning to the US in 1992, she separated from her husband.<ref name="official site"/>
In 1994, Kingsolver was awarded an Honorary [[Doctor of Letters|Doctorate of Letters]] from her [[alma mater]], DePauw University.<ref>{{cite web|url=|title=Barbara Kingsolver '77 is Finalist for Britain's Orange Prize|work=DePauw University News|date=April 20, 2010|accessdate=May 3, 2010}}</ref> In the same year, she married Steven Hopp, an ornithologist, and their daughter, Lily, was born in 1996.<ref name="Novel as Indictment"/> In 2004, Kingsolver moved with her family to a farm in [[Washington County, Virginia]], where they currently reside.<ref name="Novel as Indictment"/> In 2008, she received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from [[Duke University]], where she delivered a commencement address entitled "How to be Hopeful".<ref>{{cite web|url=|title=How to be Hopeful|last=Kingsolver|first=Barbara|format=Speech|publisher=[[Duke University]]|date=May 11, 2008|accessdate=May 3, 2010|archiveurl=|archivedate=May 11, 2010|deadurl=noyes|df=}}</ref>
In the late 1990s,<ref name="">{{cite web|url=|title=History of the Rock Bottom Remainders|format=website|accessdate=May 3, 2010}}</ref> she was a founding member of the [[Rock Bottom Remainders]], a rock and roll band made up of published writers. Other band members include [[Amy Tan]], [[Matt Groening]], [[Dave Barry]] and [[Stephen King]], and they play for one week during the year. Kingsolver played the keyboard, but is no longer an active member of the band.<ref name=""/>