Sharon Dilworth is the author of two collections of short stories, The Long White and Women Drinking Benedictine, and two novels Year of the Ginkgo and My Riviera. Her newest
book, Two Sides, Three Rivers, is a collection of stories that take place in Pittsburgh.
Sharon has won a National Endowment for Fiction grant, a Pushcart Prize in Fiction and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant. She is the director of the creative writing program at Carnegie Mellon University.