Her debut novel, Neon in Daylight, a two-times New York Times editors’ choice, is published by Catapult in the United States and Weidenfeld & Nicolson in the United Kingdom. Her second novel, Virtue, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books.
She’s taught in the creative writing department at Columbia University, the MFA program at Southern New Hampshire University, and regularly teaches advanced fiction workshops at Catapult. For several years she’s been a mentor with Girls Write Now, a non-profit organization serves at-risk girls from New York City public high schools. She’s represented by Marya Spence at Janklow & Nesbit and lives in Boulder, CO, with her partner Benjamin Kunkel.