Michelle Herman‘s latest novel is Devotion (2016), and her 2005 novel, Dog, is back in print. You can see and hear her reading – and singing – from her most recent essay collection, Like A Song (2015), here. Her other books include the collections of essays Stories We Tell Ourselves and The Middle of Everything: Memoirs of Motherhood, the novel Missing, the novella collection A New and Glorious Lifeand a book for children, A Girl’s Guide to Life. A new long story, “The Darling,” is coming soon from the Ploughshares Solos series.