Jessica Treadway’s story collection Please Come Back to Me received the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. Her novel The Gretchen Question will be published in June 2020 by Delphinium Books. Her other books are the novels And Give You Peace, Lacy Eye, and How Will I Know You? and the story collection Absent Without Leave. She is a Senior Distinguished Writer in Residence at Emerson College in Boston.