D.V. Bernard is the author of five novels, including the critically acclaimed Intimate Relations with Strangers. Originally from the Caribbean nation of Grenada, he moved to Brooklyn, New York, when he was nine years old. In 2010, he returned to the Caribbean (Jamaica) to complete a master’s degree in international development. Currently, he works as a database manager at an HIV/AIDS program in Harlem.Visit him online at DVBernard.com.