About the Author
Author of the award-winning memoir The Year After (2013), Ashley Warner is a licensed clinical social worker and board certified psychoanalyst specialized in trauma, anxiety, transitions, loss and sexual assault recovery. In The Year After she offers a rare and intimate portrait of her emotional journey following a rape at the age of 24 and a candid account of the rape itself, the devastating effects of shock and trauma as well as the arduous experience of participating in criminal prosecution after the rapist was identified in a lineup. Ashley is the winner of the 2014 Reviewers Choice Award for Best Memoir, and was a finalist in the 2014 International Book Award’s Best Non-Fiction Narrative category. She lives and works in New York City.