About the Author
Frederick Barthelme is the author of sixteen books of fiction and nonfiction, one of which, Elroy Nights, was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and a New York Times Notable Book. His most recent book, There Must Be Some Mistake, was published in 2014. Until 2010, he directed the writing program at the University of Southern Mississippi and edited the Mississippi Review. He is currently editor and publisher of the online literary publication New World Writing.