Francine Prose's highly acclaimed works of fiction include Blue Angel, Bigfoot Dreams, Household Saints, Hunters and Gatherers, Primitive People, and Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, GQ, and Paris Review. She is a contributing editor at Harper's Magazine and writes about art for The Wall Street Journal. Prose's numerous grants and awards include a Guggenheim and a Fulbright, and she is Director's Fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. She has taught at Iowa Writers' Workshop, Sewanee Writers' Conference and Johns Hopkins University. She lives in New York City.