I write for the same reason I read: to free fall into a story and live in that world for a while. My novels begin in tiny glimmers—of character, story, scene. When those pieces surface in me, I feel them, not with my mind, but in the body.
Winner of the Massachusetts Book Award for Fiction, Dawn Tripp is the author of the novels MOON TIDE, THE SEASON OF OPEN WATER, and GAME OF SECRETS, a Boston Globe bestseller. Her essays have appeared on NPR and online at Psychology Today. She graduated from Harvard College and lives in Westport, Massachusetts with her family.