A beautifully written literary novel with a strong commercial narrative pull
Heather Clay is a graduate of Middlebury College and Columbia University's School of the Arts. She has published short fiction in The New Yorker's debut fiction issue, and written for Parenting magazine. She lives in New York City with her husband and their two daughters. This is her first novel.
"A moving debut from a writer of powerful descriptive range." * Daily Mail * "Heather Clay is a graceful and assured new writer with a great gift for character: the people in her fiction are as complex, beautiful and real as they are in life. Losing Charlotte is a spellbinding first novel." -- Lauren Groff, author of The Monsters of Templeton "Clay expertly describes a world where the natural rhythm of nature is the basis of life - something that is important to the central character until her life is turned upside down when she loses her beloved sister, Charlotte" * No. 1! * "Bold and confident" * International Herald Tribune *