Catherine Lacey

Catherine Lacey is the author of Nobody Is Ever Missing, a finalist for the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award. Her second novel and first story collection are forthcoming from Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

November 23, 2015

Mother’s move to New York was just the latest of several problems I had that summer. By then there were Rebecca’s parrots, the Appropriate Behavior Rubrics at work, the increasing hostility of my downstairs neighbor, and the small, strange problem of Maurice.