Colin Meloy is the charismatic lead singer and songwriter of The Decemberists, a highly celebrated (and uncommonly literary) band that has sold in excess of 1 million records. Colin has been recognized as much for his musical abilities—his ear for inventive and timeless melodies and his lilting vocals—as he has been for his unmatched lyrical prowess. Crafting each song as a vivid, imaginative story unto itself, he’s become one of the most distinctive and appreciated voices of our time. WILDWOOD marks Colin’s debut as children’s author. Follow Colin on Twitter, @colinmeloy.