Joyland

Zoë Ferraris

Zoë Ferraris's two novels, Finding Nouf and City of Veils, are set in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Finding Nouf was the recipient of the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, as well as an Alex Award. A third novel, Kingdom of Strangers, will be published in the summer of 2012. She holds an MFA from Columbia University, and lives in San Francisco.