Friday, July 26, 2013

Author of The Celestials

Karen Shepard is a Chinese-American born and raised in New York City.  She is the author of three novels, An Empire of WomenThe Bad Boy’s WifeDon’t I Know You?, and the forthcoming The Celestials.  Her short fiction has been published in the Atlantic MonthlyTin House, and Ploughshares, among others.  Her nonfiction has appeared in MoreSelfUSA Today, and the Boston Globe, among others.  She teaches writing and literature at Williams College in Williamstown, MA, where she lives with her husband, novelist Jim Shepard, and their three children.