Rona Jaffe is the internationally bestselling author of such novels as Class Reunion, Mazes and Monsters, The Best of Everything, The Cousins, Family Secrets, Mr. Right Is Dead, The Last Chance, and Five Women. She has been writing for more than five decades and is considered one of the foremost chroniclers of relationships in the modern age. She is the founder of the Rona Jaffe Foundation, which offers a national literary award to female writers. Ms. Jaffe resides in New York City.