Susan Jane Gilman is the bestselling author of Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress, Kiss My Tiara, Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven, and The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street. She provides commentary for NPR and has written for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Ms. Magazine, among others. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan and has won several literary awards. She divides her time between Geneva, Switzerland, and her hometown of New York. You can visit her at SusanJaneGilman.com.