Roxana Robinson is the author of the four novels Cost (2008), Sweetwater (2003), This Is My Daughter (1998), and Summer Light (1988); the three short-story collections A Perfect Stranger (2005), Asking for Love (1996), and A Glimpse of Scarlet (1991); and the biography Georgia O’Keeffe: A Life (1989). Four of these were named Notable Books of the Year by the New York Times. She has received fellowships from the NEA, the MacDowell Colony, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Her short fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, Harper’s, Daedalus, the Best American Stories series, the American Scholar, and other publications. Her essays and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, the Wilson Quarterly, Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. She divides her time between New York and Maine, and writes frequently on the natural world and the environment.