Joyce Sáenz Harris is a Texas writer and former journalist. She has worked at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and the Boston Globe. She spent more than 25 years as an editor and writer at The Dallas Morning News and is a regular reviewer for the Sunday book pages. She is especially fond of reading E. Nesbit, Laurie Colwin, Tom Wolfe, David Mitchell, Diana Gabaldon, Elizabeth Enright, Stephen King, Sarah Bird, J.K. Rowling, Stephen Harrigan, Daniel O’Malley, Justin Cronin, Alan Bennett, Emily St. John Mandel, Jane Austen, Arthur Conan Doyle, Michael Malone and Elizabeth Ogilvie.