Behind the Book with Courtney Sheinmel
I started working on this book nearly nineteen years ago—I just didn’t know it at the time.
In February of 1991, when I was thirteen years old, I read an article in People Magazine about a woman named Elizabeth Glaser. She was infected with HIV and had unknowingly passed the virus onto her two children. Her daughter died in 1988, at the age of seven. Elizabeth was determined to save the life of her then four-year-old
Courtney Sheinmel is the author of All the Things You Are, Sincerely, Positively, and My So-Called Family. She graduated with honors from Barnard College, part of Columbia University, and attended Fordham University School of Law. Courtney lives, works, and writes in New York City. Visit her at www.courtneysheinmel.com.BECOME A FAN