Edan Lepucki is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels California, Woman No. 17, and Time’s Mouth, which comes out August 1, 2023. She is also the editor of Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits of Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them. Her nonfiction has been published in Esquire Magazine, the New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and The Cut, among other publications, and her short story “People in Hell Want Ice Water” is available as an Audible Original. She lives in Los Angeles with her family.