By William Tester; Amy Hempel (Foreword by)

Sarabande Books, Hardcover, 9781889330488, 197pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2000


Winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, judge Amy Hempel.

About the Author
Tester is a native of Charleston and North Florida. He has degrees from Syracuse and Columbia Universities, and is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship for Fiction, the Hob Broun Prize, the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award, and grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the Constance Saltonstall Foundation. He teaches creative writing at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Amy Hempel is the author of "Tumble Home, Reasons to Live, " and "At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, " and the coeditor of "Unleashed." Her stories have appeared in "Elle, GQ, Harper's, Playboy, The Quarterly, " and "Vanity Fair." She teaches in the Graduate Writing Program at Bennington College and lives in New York City.