Pamela Berkman is the author of Her Infinite Variety: Stories of Shakespeare and the Women He Loved (Simon & Schuster) and The Falling Nun (Simon & Schuster). Her short story “Duty” from Her Infinite Variety appears in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s leading national ELA curriculum, Collections, and the title story from The Falling Nun was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two sons.