Julia Glass is the author of the novels AND THE DARK SACRED NIGHT, THE WIDOWER'S TALE, THE WHOLE WORLD OVER, and the National Book Award–winning THREE JUNES, as well as the Kindle Single “Chairs in the Rafters.” Her third book, I SEE YOU EVERYWHERE,, a collection of linked stories, won the 2009 SUNY John Gardner Fiction Award. She has also won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Other awards for her fiction include the Sense of Place Award, the Tobias Wolff Award, and the Pirate’s Alley Medal for Best Novella. Her essays have been widely anthologized, most recently in BOUND TO LAST: 30 WRITERS ON THEIR MOST CHERISHED BOOK, edited by Sean Manning, and in LABOR DAY: TRUE STORIES BY TODAY'S BEST WOMEN WRITERS, edited by Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon. She is a cofounder and literary director of the arts festival Twenty Summers, in Provincetown, Massachusetts, and has taught writing workshops at programs ranging from the Fine Arts Work Center to the M.F.A. program at Brooklyn College. Julia lives with her two sons and their father on the North Shore of Massachusetts.