Randall Silvis is the author of 11 critically acclaimed books thus far: one collection of short fiction, nine novels, and one book of narrative nonfiction. A new suspense novel, The Boy Who Shoots Crows, is forthcoming from Penguin Books in late 2011, as is a short slipstream novel, Flying Fish, from PS Publishing (London) in the summer of 2011. In 2012 PS Publishing will release the short novel The Boy Who Learned That the Moon Is Cold. Silvis’s literary awards include the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, two literature fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Fulbright Senior Scholar Research Grant to the Caribbean, an honorary Doctor of Letters degree, and six fellowships for his fiction, drama and screenplays from the Pennsylvania Council On the Arts. Look for a nonfiction book on the craft of writing to come from Silvis in the future. His blog can be found at http://randallsilvis.com.