Jill Bialosky is the author of four volumes of poetry, The End of Desire, Subterranean, finalist for the James Laughlin Prize, Intruder and most recently The Players. She has written three novels, House Under Snow, The Life Room, and The Prize. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling and highly acclaimed memoir History of a Suicide. It was a finalist for the Book for a Better Life Award and an Ohioana Award. She is also the co-author of an anthology, Wanting a Childwith Helen Schulman. Her newest memoir is Poetry Will Save Your Life. Her poems and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Atlantic Monthly, Oprah Magazine, Paris Review, American Scholar, Kenyon Review and Harvard Review among others. In 2014 she was honored by the Poetry Society of America for her distinguished contribution to poetry. She is an Executive Editor and Vice President of W. W. Norton & Company and lives in New York City.