Jane Lazarre is a prize-winning writer of fiction and non-fiction. Her most recent novel is Inheritance. Other novels include Some Place Quite Unknown, The Powers of Charlotte, and Worlds Beyond My Control. Her memoirs include The Mother Knot, On Loving Men, Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness: Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons, Wet Earth, and Dreams: A Narrative of Grief and Recovery. Her new memoir about her father, The Communist and the Communist's Daughter, is forthcoming in fall 2017 from Duke University Press.