Edith Pearlman is the author of 250 works of short fiction and nonfiction, which have been published in literary journals, anthologies, and online publications. Her work has appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Collection, The Pushcart Prize, the New York Times, and Ploughshares. Pearlman was awarded the Drue Heinz Prize for Literature for her first collection of stories, Vaquita. Love Among the Greats, her second collection, won the Spokane Annual Fiction Prize. She was raised in Rhode Island and currently resides in Brookline, Massachusetts. Her latest collection, Binocular Vision, was a finalist for the National Book Award and won the National Book Critics Circle Award. The New York Times writes of Binocular Vision: "Pearlman's view of the world is large and compassionate, delivered through small, beautifully precise moments."