Aimee Liu is author of the novels Flash House, Cloud Mountain, and Face. Her nonfiction includes Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders, and a memoir, Solitaire. She is editor of Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives, co-editor of Alchemy of the Word: Writers Talk About Writing, and a contributor to more than half a dozen recent anthologies. She also has co-authored or ghost written more than a dozen nonfiction books and written numerous articles on medical, psychological, literary and political topics for publications such as the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She earned her MFA from Bennington College.