Steven Schwartz is the author of three story collections, To Leningrad in Winter, Lives of the Fathers, and Little Raw Souls, and two novels, Therapy and A Good Doctor’s Son. His fiction has received the Nelson Algren Award, the Sherwood Anderson Prize, the Cohen Award from Ploughshares, the Colorado Book Award for the Novel, two O. Henry Prize Story Awards, and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. His essays have appeared in The Massachusetts Review, North American Review, Crazyhorse, Image, and been awarded the Cleanth Brooks Prize in Nonfiction from The Southern Review. He teaches in the low-residency MFA Program at Warren Wilson College and retired from the MFA program at Colorado State University. He is also the Fiction Editor for the Colorado Review.