Marcelle Clements is a novelist, essayist, and journalist. Her fourth and most recent book is a novel, Midsummer. She has written prizewinning essays and articles for numerous publications, including the New York Times, Esquire, Elle, and Rolling Stone. Since 1999, she has taught a seminar on Proust's In Search of Lost Time at NYU's College of Arts and Science, where she is a Collegiate Professor. She is a recipient of NYU's Golden Dozen Teaching Award.