Steve Almond is the author of ten books, three of which (crazily) he published himself. His
work has been included in The Pushcart Prize and Best American Short Stories. His newest
book is a collection of stories called GOD BLESS AMERICA. It is very patriotic, in its own
Peter Mountford’s first novel, A YOUNG MAN’S GUIDE TO LATE CAPITALISM,
was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2011. His short fiction has recently appeared
in Best New American Voices 2008, Conjunctions, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Normal
School, and Boston Review. Winner of grants from the Elizabeth George Foundation and the city
of Seattle, he is a two-time fellow of Yaddo and has won a variety of other awards and honors.