Grace Dane Mazur

Grace Dane Mazur is the author of a collection of stories, "Silk," which was a "New York times" notable book of the year. Before becoming a writer, she was a postdoctoral research biologist at Harvard University, studying the microarchitecture of silkworms. She teaches creative writing at Harvard and lives in Cambridge and in Westport, Massachusetts, with her husband, the mathematician Barry Mazur.