Siobhan Adcock received her MFA in fiction from Cornell University, and her short fiction has appeared in several literary magazines. She has worked as a writer and editor for Epicurious,,, and The Knowm, among other digital publishers. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York. The paperback edition of her debut novel, The Barter, appears on August 4.

Alone Together

Writing fiction while sharing a tiny New York apartment with a husband and child, Siobhan Adcock discovered that the enforced intimacy was good for all, even the novel.