Stacy Schiff is a Pulitzer-Prize winning American nonfiction author. She was born on October 26, 1961 in Adams, Massachusetts. She earned her B.A. degree from Williams College in 1982. She was a Senior Editor at Simon & Schuster until 1990. In 2000 she won the Pulitzer Prize for her biography of Vera Nabokov, wife of author Vladimir Nabokov. She was also a finalist for the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Saint-Exup?ry: A Biography about Antoine de Saint Exup?ry. Schiffs most recent biography, Cleopatra: A Life, was published by Little Brown in November of 2010 and reached the New York Times Bestseller List.