Lili Wright will sign and discuss her debut novel, Dancing with the Tiger (Marian Wood; $26).
A graduate of Brown University, Wright spent a decade as a journalist before earning her MFA in nonfiction from Columbia University. Her nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, Esquire, Newsweek, the Chicago Tribune, the Baltimore Sun, and the New York Post. She is the author Learning to Float, a travel memoir about a trip from Maine to Key West, which was included on The Washington Post's best summer reads list. She currently teaches creative writing and journalism at DePauw University in Indiana, where she lives with her husband and two children. Dancing with the Tiger took her five years and thirty drafts to complete.
Author Photo (© Cynthia O’Dell, 2015)
Taut, acidly witty, menacingly erotic, and often absolutely terrifying: this is a literary thriller of propulsive force that introduces a powerful storyteller.
*An Edgar Finalist for Best First Novel
*Semifinalist for the 2017 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award