Maggie O'Farrell was born in Northern Ireland in 1972, and grew up in Wales and Scotland. She now lives in Edinburgh with her family. Her debut novel, After You'd Gone, was published to international acclaim, and won a Betty Trask Award, while her third, The Distance Between Us, won the 2005 Somerset Maugham Award.
Katie O'Rourke grew up in New Hampshire. She now lives in Tucson, Arizona where she was inspired to start writing her first novel MONSOON SEASON. Her second novel A LONG THAW is now available. Both books are published by Canvas.Katie is currently house hunting, painting and working on her next novel.
Joyce Carol Oates
Joyce Carol Oates is a bestselling author. Among her many books are BLONDE, BROKE HEART BLUES, BLACK WATER, THEM and FAITHLESS. She has won a National Book Award as well as the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letter. She has also had stories selected for both BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY and BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES OF THE CENTURY. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
Editors of The Johns Hopkins Medical Letter Health After 50
The Editors of The Johns Hopkins Medical Letter: Health After 50 are leading physicians from every medical field. The chief editor is Simeon Margolis, M.D., Ph. D., a Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.
Debra Ollivier's work has appeared in Harper's, Playboy, Le Monde, and the Guardian. A bilingual American with French citizenship, she currently lives with her French husband and two children in Los Angeles.