Deborah Copaken Kogan
Prior to beginning a writing career, Deborah Copaken Kogan was a television producer at ABC and NBC and a war photographer.
In 2001, she published a memoir of her experiences in photojournalism, Shutterbabe. Her novel Between Here and April was published in 2008 and won the November Elle Reader's Prize.
In 2009, she released a book of comic essays, Hell is Other Parents, some of which appeared in the New Yorker and the New York Times.
Her second novel, The Red Book, published by Hyperion/VOICE in April 2012, was a New York Times bestseller. The book was long-listed for the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction.