N.S. Morris is a California-based writer and educator. Her essays and book reviews have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Queen’s Quarterly and the Globe and Mail in Canada. Her two-decades in journalism included working as Berlin correspondent for TIME, publishing in Newsweek and the Los Angeles Times, and serving as Middle East Bureau Chief for Knight Ridder Newspapers (now McClatchy). Morris is currently a Lecturer in the Writing Program at University of California, Santa Barbara. She has an MFA in Nonfiction Writing from Pacific University in Oregon.