Maureen McCoy

Maureen McCoy is the author of three previous novels, DIVINING BLOOD (1992), SUMMERTIME (1987), and WALKING AFTER MIDNIGHT (1985), all published by Simon & Schuster. She received her MFA from the Writers Workshop, University of Iowa, and is a Professor of English at Cornell. Among her many awards are the James Michener Award, the Wurlitzer Foundation Award and the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship in Humanities, chosen by Toni Morrison.