Rebecca Brown is the author of thirteen books published in the U.S. and abroad, most recently Not Heaven, Somewhere Else (Tarpaulin Sky, 2018). Her other books (novels, short stories, essays, prose poems) include American Romances, The Haunted House, The Dogs: A Modern Bestiary, The Terrible Girls (all with City Lights Press) and The Gifts of the Body (Harper Collins). Her work has been translated into Japanese, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Italian, etc. “Body, Soul, Words” will appear in a book of essays she is putting together for the Fellow Travelers Series. She lives in Seattle.