Author and novelist Alyson Foster was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. She studied creative writing at the University of Michigan and received a M.F.A. from George Mason University, where she was a Completion Fellow.
Alyson lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her husband and son.
Read an interview with Writers & Artists.
Listen to a short excerpt of God is an Astronaut on The Authors Corner on Public Radio.
"What do you call a novel that takes place entirely through emails? Is 'epistolary' accurate in this case? Whatever the term might be for Alyson Foster's debut, "God Is An Astronaut," the result is an affecting journey through a family's downward spiral..."
~ Washingtonian: Top 10 Books for July 2014