Harriet Scott Chessman is happy to announce her newest novel, The Lost Sketchbook of Edgar Degas, published by Outpost 19 in March 2017. She is the author of the earlier novels The Beauty of Ordinary Things, Someone Not Really Her Mother, Lydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper, and Ohio Angels. In addition, Harriet wrote the opera libretto for MY LAI, commissioned by the Kronos Performing Arts Association. Her fiction has been translated into eight languages, and featured in The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, NPR’s All Things Considered, Good Morning America, The Christian Science Monitor, and more. She has taught English and creative writing at Yale University, Bread Loaf School of English, and Stanford University’s Continuing Studies Program. After twelve years in the San Francisco Bay Area, she lives now in Connecticut.