Michael Lavigne

Michael Lavigne is author of three novels, Not Me (Random House), The Wanting (Schocken/Pantheon) and, under the pen name Pepper Harding, The Heart of Henry Quantum (Gallery/Simon and Schuster). His work has been translated into seven languages. He is a Sami Rohr Fellow. Before becoming a novelist, Michael was an advertising writer and creative director at places like Leo Burnett, Ogilvy and Mather, and his own agency. He also directed television commercials. Educated at University of Tennessee, Millersville University, and the University of Chicago, Michael is married, has two grown sons and lives in Glen Ellen, CA. He attended the Community of Writers in 2001. www.michaellavigne.com