Thisbe Nissen is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a former James Michener Fellow. Her stories have appeared in Story and Seventeen. A native New Yorker, she now lives in Iowa.
"[An] awe-inspiring collection of stories. Nissen's characters are young and yearning, and they come together in lovely and unexpected ways." --The Austin Chronicle "These are requiems for youth. . . . Nissen has a rare, poetic way with the short-story form." --The Hartford Courant