Vera (Mrs. Schiff) is written by Stacy Schiff. Vladimir Nabokov, who received the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 2000, and Antoine de Saint-Exupery, who was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1995. The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, and The Times Literary Supplement have all published Schiff's work. The Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the New York Public Library's Center for Scholars and Writers have all awarded her fellowships. She currently resides in New York City.