Elizabeth Berg's work has won the NEBA Award for fiction and has been included twice on the ALA Best Books of the Year list. Her novel Open House was an Oprah's Book Club pick, and her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Ladies' Home Journal, Redbook, and the New York Times Magazine. She lives outside Chicago, Illinois.
"Crystal clear, bracing as icewater, Escaping into the Open
should be read by all scribblers regardless of material
success."--Rita Mae Brown
"I'm grateful as can be for having Escaping into the Open. It's part of my library now, and I'm recommending it to anyone with the slightest urge to write--it tells it as it is."--Eileen Herbert Jordan, freelance writer