Nell Zink

Nell Zink was born in 1964 in southern California and grew up in rural Virginia. She attended Stuart Hall School and the College of William and Mary, where she majored in philosophy. Rather late in life she received a doctorate in Media Studies from the University of Tübingen, Germany. Her novel Mislaid was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2015. The Wallcreeper is her first book.