Alice Mattison grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New Haven, Connecticut. Her new novel, WHEN WE ARGUED ALL NIGHT--about a friendship between two Brooklyn Jews that lasts for many decades, about the tumultuous events of the twentieth century, and about a woman slowly discovering who she is and whom she loves--has just been published by Harper Perennial. Her earlier books include NOTHING IS QUITE FORGOTTEN IN BROOKLYN, IN CASE WE'RE SEPARATED: CONNECTED STORIES, and THE BOOK BORROWER. Twelve of her short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, and her stories, essays, and poems have been published in The New York Times, The Yale Review, The Pushcart Prize, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. She teaches fiction in the MFA program at Bennington College. Her website is www.alicemattison.com.