Michelle Richmond: Ecstatic Days Guest Blogger (July 14-18)

I’m very pleased to introduce Michelle Richmond as this week’s guest blogger on Ecstatic Days. Michelle Richmond is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Year of Fog, the award-winning story collection The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress, and the novel Dream of the Blue Room, which was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award. Her new novel, No One You Know, will be published by Delacorte in July, 2008. Her stories and essays have appeared in Glimmer Train, Playboy, Oxford American, The Believer, Salon, The Kenyon Review, The Missouri Review, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the 2006 Mississippi Review Fiction Prize and the 2000 Associated Writing Programs Award.

Check out my extensive Amazon book blog interview with Richmond.