About the Author
Andrew Plattner's first short-story collection, Winter Money, won the Flannery O'Connor Award from the University of Georgia Press. His coffee-table book, a narrative about the evolution of the Kentucky Derby titled A History of the Run for the Roses, was a finalist for the Castleton-Lyons Prize as the best book on horse racing in 2009. A former turf writer, he has published short fiction in a number of literary journals such as The Paris Review, Epoch, Shenandoah, Northwest Review and Sewanee Review. He lives in Atlanta and is currently at work on new stories and a novel manuscript.