Dawn Tripp’s fourth novel Georgia was a national bestseller, finalist for the 2016 New England Book Award, and winner of the 2017 Mary Lynn Kotz Award for Art in Literature. She is the author of three previous novels: Game of Secrets, Moon Tide, and The Season of Open Water, which won the Massachusetts Book Award for Fiction. Her short story Mojave was published in June 2019 in Gay Mag. Her poetry and essays have appeared in the Virginia Quarterly Review, Conjunctions, and NPR, among others. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and lives in Massachusetts with her family. She is currently at work on her fifth novel.