Carole Giangrande is a novelist and the author of nine books, including the award-winning novella A Gardener on the Moon. Her most recent novel, All That Is Solid Melts Into Air won the 2018 Independent Publishers Award Gold Medal for literary fiction. She's worked as a broadcast journalist for CBC Radio (Canada's public broadcaster) and her fiction, poetry and essays have appeared in both Canadian and U.S. journals. Her new novel, The Tender Birds, will be published in 2019. Born and raised in the New York City area, she makes her home in Toronto. Visit her website at www.carolegiangrande.com.