Lucy Ferriss is the author of several books, including the novels Against Gravity, The Misconceiver, and Nerves of the Heart, which was a finalist in the Peter Taylor Prize competition. Her memoir Unveiling the Prophet: The Misadventures of a Reluctant Debutante was named Best Book of the Year by the Riverfront Times and her collection Leaving the Neighborhood and Other Stories was the 2000 winner of the Mid-List First Series Award. Other short fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Missouri Review, Shenandoah, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Georgia Review, and have received recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Faulkner Society, the Fulbright Commission, and the George Bennett Fund, among others. Lucy received her Ph.D. from Tufts University and currently lives in the Berkshires and in Connecticut, where she is Writer-in-Residence at Trinity College.
Other books by this Author