Laura Moriarty is the New York Times bestselling author of The Chaperone, as well as The Rest of Her Life, While I'm Falling, The Center of Everything, and American Heart. She received her degree in social work before returning for her MA in creative writing at the University of Kansas, and she was the recipient of the George Bennett Fellowship for Creative Writing at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. She currently lives in Lawrence, Kansas, where she is a professor of creative writing at the University of Kansas. Visit her online at www.lauramoriarty.net.
A remarkable debut that has been called a hybrid of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird and Myla Goldberg's Bee Season, The Center of Everything is the fictional story of 10-year-old math prodigy Evelyn Bucknow. Living in Kansas with her single mother and ...[SEE MORE]