"A terrific book." -- Susan Hubbard
"A terrific debut collection." -- Robley Wilson
"Impressive. The writing is precise, fluent, always under exact control, never pyrotechnic or indulgent. Watkinss themes are clear and profound." -- Gordon Weaver
"Watkins is a born storyteller in the superb Southern tradition. It is by turns wickedly funny, and just plain wicked." -- Jesse Lee Kercheval
About the Author
STEVE WATKINS is the author of The Black O: Racism and Redemption in an American Corporate Empire, a non-fiction account of the largest employment discrimination class action lawsuit in U.S. history. He teaches Ashtanga yoga and works as an investigator and advocate for abused and neglected children through CASA, a child advocacy organization. For the past fifteen years, Watkins has also taught journalism, creative writing, and Vietnam War literature at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he lives with his wife and four daughters.