uthor of Blue Glass, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and After Lydia, both published by Harcourt Brace. She earned her BA from Amherst College, and her MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. She has taught creative writing at Columbia University, NY; Wesleyan University, CT; Manhattanville College, NY.
She is the editor-in-chief and founder of the premier online literary and fine art magazine, The Woven Tale Press. Her new memoir, The Night Garden, is forthcoming in the Spring of 2024.