'A new writer of startling, lyrical intensity' -- Times Literary Supplement
'Absorbing ... brave and strangely beguiling' -- Daily Mail
'An amazingly moving and tender novel, as well as beautifully wrought' -- Independant on Sunday
'Breathtaking ... a convincing, sympathetic, but unflinching evocation of the subtle tensions and passions of Plath's psyche.' -- Yorkshire Post
'Very consuming: Moses has recreated a life of compelling intensity' -- Daily Telegraph
About the Author
Until recently, Kate Moses worked as a staff writer and editor with the arts website Salon.com. She has also been an editor of fiction, poetry and non-fiction at Berkeley's renowned North Point Press and been literary director of Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco's oldest literary centre. Since 1992 she has been a literary advisor to the Lannan Foundation, a leading philanthropic supporter of literature in the US. Moses' criticism and essays have appeared in numerous periodicals and newspapers, and she was a contributor to the Salon Guide to Contemporary Literature edited by Laura Miller (Viking Penguin), and co-editor with Camille Peri of the US national bestseller "Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood", which was shortlisted for an American Book Award. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two children.
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