-from The Ten-Year Nap, by Meg Wolitzer
Meg Wolitzer is a best-selling novelist and writer. She insists on writing fiction that explores the possibilities of things within her life and the lives of her readers. Her books, including The Wife (2004), The Ten-Year Nap (2008), and The Uncoupling (2011), have been praised in the pages of The New York Times and The Washington Post and by Nick Hornby, among others.
In addition to her bestselling novels, Wolitzer has written a number of screenplays. Her short fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories and The Pushcart Prize, and she has also taught writing at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop and at Skidmore College.
Meg Wolitzers visit to campus is jointly sponsored by the Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children, the Center for Writing and Public Discourse, and the Athenaeum.