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About the Author
Miriam Parker has worked in book publishing for over sixteen years, and is currently the Associate Publisher of Ecco. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from UNC Wilmington and a BA in English from Columbia University. Her short stories have been published in The Florida Review and Fourteen Hills, and she was a finalist for the AWP Intro Journals Prize in Fiction in 2008. She currently lives in Brooklyn with her spaniel, Leopold Bloom. The Shortest Way Home is her first novel.