Michelle Huneven

Michelle Huneven received a Whiting Writers' Award in 2002, and has also won a GE Younger Writers Award in Fiction and a James Beard Award. She is presently a restaurant reviewer for the "LA Weekly," Her first novel, "Round Rock," was named a "New York Times" Notable Book and a "Los Angeles Times" Best Book of the Year. She lives in Altadena, California. "From the Hardcover edition."