George Minot was born in Massachusetts (but lived in New York for most of his life), is a Lecturer in Creative Writer at John Cabot University. He is the author of the 2004 novel The Blue Bowl
(Knopf) and the 2012 novel om love
In addition to fiction, he writes non-fiction, works as an environmental communications consultant (writing and editing), and teaches yoga and healing with whole foods. He has a son, Milo Minot – who is also his uncompromising Italian language teacher.