Lily Tuck

  • * Winner of the National Book Award

Lily Tuck was born in France and is the author of five novels, Interviewing Matisse or The Woman Who Died Standing Up, The Woman Who Walked on Water, Siam, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist, The News from Paraguay, winner of the 2004 National Book Award, and I Married You For Happiness, two collections of stories, Limbo and Other Places I Have Lived, and The House at Belle Fontaineand a biography, Woman of Rome, A Life of Elsa MoranteHer essay, “Group Grief”, was included in The Best American Essays of 2006.  Her work has been translated in over a dozen languages and has appeared in many magazines, including The New Yorker, Vogue, and The Paris Review.