J. Courtney Sullivan is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels COMMENCEMENT and MAINE. MAINE was named a Best Book of the Year by Time magazine, and a Washington Post Notable Book for 2011. Courtney’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Chicago Tribune, New York magazine, Elle, Glamour, Allure, Men’s Vogue and the New York Observer, among others. She is a contributor to the essay anthology THE SECRET CURRENCY OF LOVE and co-editor of CLICK: When We Knew We Were Feminists. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.