About the Author
Michelle Richmond is the author of four books of fiction, including the New York Times bestseller The Year of Fog and the award-winning story collection The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress. She has taught in the MFA programs in creative writing at the University of San Francisco, California College of the Arts, St. Mary's College of Moraga, and Bowling Green State University. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Miami, where she was a James Michener Fellow. A native of Alabama, she makes her home in Northern California.