Elizabeth Byrne grew up in New Jersey and holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She loves dumplings, Charlotte Brontë, and Florence Pie Bar. Her office windows look onto the cemetery where Emily Dickinson is buried, and all the lovely and weird things admirers leave for her there. Liz lives and writes in Northampton, Massachusetts. The Grave Keepers is her first novel.

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