Daisy Alpert Florin’s essays have appeared in Full Grown People, Motherwell, Kveller and Under the Gum Tree, among other publications. Her essay “Crash” was listed as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2016. She is a recipient of the Kathryn Gurfein Writing Fellowship at Sarah Lawrence College and was a fellow in the BookEnds mentorship program. She is currently working on her first novel.
“I wanted to infuse the book with a sense of hauntedness, and I realized that one way to do that was to let the victims who are at the center of the novel act as a Greek chorus.” Caitlin Mullen talks with Daisy Alpert Florin about her debut novel, Please See Us, which is currently a 2021 Edgar Allen Poe Award finalist for Best First Novel.
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