Susan Scarf Merrell

Susan Scarf Merrell's novel Shirley, a literary thriller about the novelist Shirley Jackson, is due from Blue Rider/Penguin in June 2014. Merrell teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing & Literature at Stony Brook Southampton and is the fiction editor of TSR: The Southampton Review. She is also the author of the novel A Member of the Family and the nonfiction work The Accidental Bond: How Sibling Connections Influence Adult Relationships.