Alice Mattison’s most recent novel, Nothing Is Quite Forgotten In Brooklyn, was published in 2008 by Harper Perennial and was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and a finalist for the Connecticut Book Award. Her collection of connected stories, In Case We’re Separated, was a New York Times Notable Book and won the Connecticut Book Award for Fiction. She is the author of four previous novels and three earlier collections of stories. Her stories have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Yale Review, The Women’s Review of Books, Ploughshares, The Threepenny Review, Glimmer Train, Michigan Quarterly Review (which awarded her the Lawrence Foundation Prize), Agni, and elsewhere, and have been reprinted in The Pushcart Prize and Best American Short Stories. She teaches fiction in the Bennington Writing Seminars, at Bennington College in Vermont, and teaches summer workshops in fiction at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut, where she is one of the organizers of the Ordinary Evening Reading Series.