Carolyn See is
the author of many novels, including The Handyman and Golden Days, as well as
such acclaimed works of nonfiction as Making a Literary Life and Other
Dreamers and Dreaming. She is also a book critic for the Washington Post and
has been on the boards of the National Book Critics Circle and PEN/West
International. She has won both Guggenheim and Getty fellowships and currently
teaches English at UCLA. She lives in Pacific Palisades, California.