Writer. Born in Dickinson, Alabama, 1963. Married Beth Ann Fennelly; children–two. Education; University of South Alabama, B.A.; University of Arkansas, M.F.A., 1997. Taught at University of South Alabama, Bucknell University, Knox College, Galesburg, IL; Sewanee University, University of Mississippi. Writer-in-Residence, Sewanee University, 2002-03; John and Renee Grisham Writer-in-Residence, University of Mississippi, 2001-02. Published short stories and essays in journals and anthologies. Guggenheim Fellow, 2001; Edgar Award for best short story for Poachers.
Contemporary Authors online.
Author profile in Climbing Mt. Cheaha. Livingston Press, 2004.
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter. New York; William Morrow, 2010.
Hell at the Breach. New York; Morrow, 2003.
Poachers. New York; Morrow, 1999.
Smonk. New York; William Morrow, 2006.
The Alumni Grill; Anthology of Southern Writers. San Francisco; McAdam/Cage, 2004.
Climbing Mt. Cheaha; Emerging Alabama Writers. University of West Alabama; Livingston Press, 2004.
Created by Nancy DuPree, 01/22/2013