When We Disappear
Lise Haines (Author)
June 05, 2018
5.4 X 1.0 X 8.2 inches | 0.6 pounds
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About the Author
Lise Haines is the author of Girl in the Arena (YA) a South Carolina Book Nominee; Small Acts of Sex and Electricity (adult literary), a Book Sense Pick in 2006 and one of ten Best Book Picks for 2006 chosen by San Diego's NPR station; and In My Sister's Country (adult literary), a finalist for the 2003 Paterson Fiction Prize. When We Disappear will be published in 2018. Haines's short stories and essays have appeared in a number of literary journals including Ploughshares, Agni, PostRoad, and The Barcelona Review, and she was a finalist for the PEN Nelson Algren Award. She has been Briggs-Copeland Lecturer at Harvard, and currently teaches full time as Senior Writer in Residence at Emerson College. Her work has sold foreign, and film and TV rights, including an option by HBO. Haines grew up in Chicago where her parents were journalists; lived in Santa Barbara for many years; now resides in the Boston area where her daughter studies Interactive Media. In the last few years, Haines has taken research trips to Paris and several cities in Japan including her favorite, Kyoto. She has completed a new novel with the working title, Modern Love, and is at work on the next one. She will have an essay on George Harrison in an anthology on teen idols to be published by McFarland in 2018. Haines has done her share of interviews, talks, podcasts, blogging, and blog tours, and produced a book trailer. She once worked in an advertising firm.