Marisa Silver is the author of the novel, LITTLE NOTHING, which was published in September 2016. Her other novels include MARY COIN, a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association Award for Fiction; THE GOD OF WAR, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction; and NO DIRECTION HOME. Her first collection of short stories, BABE IN PARADISE, was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and was a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year. When her second collection, ALONE WITH YOU, was published, the New York Times called her “one of California’s most celebrated contemporary writers.” Silver made her fiction debut in The New Yorker when she was featured in that magazine’s first “Debut Fiction” issue. Winner of the O. Henry Prize, her fiction has been included in The Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, as well as other anthologies.