Stacey D'Erasmo is the author of three novels. Her first novel, Tea (Algonquin, 2000), was selected as a New York Times Notable Book. Her second novel, A Seahorse Year (Houghton Mifflin, 2004), was named a Best Book of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle and Newsday and won both a Lambda Literary Award and a Ferro-Grumley Award. Her third novel, The Sky Below, was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in January, 2009. D'Erasmo's articles and podcasts have been published in The New York Times Book Review, New York Times Magazine, Ploughshares, and the Los Angeles Times. She has been a faculty member at the Breadloaf Writers Conference in 2007 and 2008.