L. Annette Binder was born in Germany and grew up in Colorado. She lives in New England with her family.
The Vanishing Sky is her first novel, inspired by her family's experiences in World War II Germany. Her collection of stories, Rise, received the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Literature. Her fiction has appeared in the Pushcart Prize Anthology, the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, One Story, American Short Fiction, The Southern Review, Third Coast Review, Fairy Tale Review, and others.
M.A., UC Berkeley
J.D., Harvard Law School
MFA, UC Irvine
graduate of Mitchell High School, Colorado Springs