Born and raised in Brooklyn and now living in Los Angeles, Ivy Pochoda is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Wonder Valley and Visitation Street, published in the UK by The Indigo Press.
Wonder Valley won The Strand Magazine Critics Award for Best Novel and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, as well as being chosen as an NPR and Los Angeles Times Book of the Year. Visitation Street was selected as an Amazon Best Book of 2013 and a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. She teaches creative writing at the Lamp Arts Studio in Skid Row.
We managed to speak with Ivy during her appearance at London’s Festival America.