Tucson resident Lydia Millet has become one of America's most honored authors and one of the best message-driven story-tellers in the world. Her latest book, "A Children's Bible," was a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction. "Sweet Lamb of Heaven" was longlisted for the same award in 2016. "Love in Infant Monkeys" was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2010. Millet is a fierce defender of the environment whose "day job" is working as a writer for the Center of Biological Diversity.