Donna Jo's writing ranges from contemporary fiction to fantasy to historical novels. She also writes mathematics tales, science tales, and mythology anthologies, as well as books geared toward helping Deaf people learn to read.

Her books have been translated into Bulgarian, Chinese, Chinese (Complex), Danish, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese.


The lamps surrounding this text were designed and made by her middle son.