Helen Simpson

Helen Simpson is the author of four previous collections of short stories, "Getting a Life," "Four Bare Legs in a Bed "(winner of the Somerset Maugham Award), "Dear George," and "In the Driver's Seat," as well as one novel, "Flesh and Grass," and "A Bunch of Fives: Selected Stories." She is the recipient of the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in London.