Henriette Lazaridis' debut novel THE CLOVER HOUSE was published by Ballantine Books in 2013 and was a Boston Globe bestseller and a Target Emerging Authors pick. Her work has appeared in publications including ELLE, Narrative Magazine, Salamander, New England Review, The Millions, The New York Times online, and the Huffington Post, and has earned her a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artists Grant. Henriette grew up in the Boston area as the only child of Greek expats, speaking Greek as her first language. Devoted to storytelling since her childhood bedtime stories from the Odyssey, Henriette earned degrees in English literature from Middlebury College, Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and the University of Pennsylvania. Having taught English at Harvard, she now teaches writing at GrubStreet in Boston. She is the founding editor of The Drum Literary Magazine. A competitive rower, Henriette trains regularly on the Charles River. In addition to talking with readers about THE CLOVER HOUSE and about writing, Henriette loves to discuss the intersection of sports and creativity, and how rowing made her a better writer.