Stephanie Kallos spent twenty years in the theatre as and actress and teacher of voice, speech, and accents. Her short fiction has been awarded a Raymond Carver Award and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her first novel, Broken for You, won the Washington State and Pacific Northwest Booksellers Awards and was chosen by Sue Monk Kidd (author of The Secret Life of Bees) as a "Today Show" book club selection. Her second novel, Sing Them Home, was an IndieNext selection, a Shelf Awareness Pick of the Year, and was chosen by Entertainment Weekly as one of the 10 Best Books of 2009. Stephanie lives in Seattle with her husband and sons and is at work on her next novel.