About the Author
Mary Morris is also the author of the novels "The Night Sky," (available from Picador), "Crossroads," and "The Waiting Room"; two travel memoirs, "Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone "and "Wall to Wall: From Beijing to Berlin by Rai"l; and the award-winning story collections "Vanishing Animals and Other Stories" and "The Bus of Dreams," Her new story collection is "The Lifeguard," Mary Morris teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and daughter.
Mary Morris is the author of twelve books (including "Acts of God, The Night Sky", and "House Arrest"), three collections of short stories, including "The Lifeguard", and three travel memoirs, including "Nothing to Declare: Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone" and "Angels & Aliens: A Journey West" (all available from Picador). Her numerous short stories and travel essays have appeared in The "Paris Review, The New York Times", and "Vogue". The recipient of the Rome Prize, Morris teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.