JILL BIALOSKY is the author of five acclaimed collections of poetry, three critically acclaimed novels, and two memoirs, includingHistory of a Suicide: My Sister’s Unfinished Life, a New York Times bestseller. Her poems and essays have appeared in Best American Poetry, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Kenyon Review, Harvard Review, and The Paris Review, among others. She is executive editor and vice president at W. W. Norton & Company. Her work has been a finalist for the James Laughlin Prize, the Patterson Prize, and Books for a Better Life. In 2014, she was honored by the Poetry Society of America for her distinguished contribution to poetry. She lives in New York City.