Ottessa Moshfegh is a fiction writer and screenwriter from New England. EILEEN, her first novel, was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Man Booker Prize and won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction. MY YEAR OF REST AND RELAXATION, DEATH IN HER HANDS, and LAPVONA, her next three novels, were New York Times bestsellers. She is also the author of the short story collection HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD and a novella, McGLUE. She lives in Southern California.