Author of four novels, A Day at the Beach (Houghton Mifflin, 2007), P.S. (Bloomsbury, 2001), The Revisionist (Crown, 1998), and Out of Time (Atheneum, 1991), and a short story collection, Not A Free Show (KNOPF, 1988). She is a co-editor with Jill Bialosky of the anthology Wanting a Child (FSG, 2001). P.S. was made into a film starring Laura Linney and Topher Grace, and the screenplay was written by Helen Schulman and Dylan Kidd. Her fiction, nonfiction, and reviews have been published in Vanity Fair, Time, GQ, Vogue, New York Times and the New York Times Book Review among others. She has taught at Emory, Bard, Bennington, NYU, Columbia, and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Awards include a Sundance Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and a New York Foundation for the Arts grant.