About the Author
John L’Heureux was a novelist, short story writer, and poet, and taught at Stanford for several decades, heading the Wallace Stegner Creative Writing Fellowship for many of them. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker and other publications, and his novels include A Woman Run Mad, The Shrine at Altamira, and The Medici Boy. He served in the Jesuit priesthood before publishing his first novel, Tight White Collar, in 1972. He died in 2019.