Douglas Watson’s debut collection of stories, The Era of Not Quite (BOA Editions, 2013), won the inaugural BOA Short Fiction Prize. He is also the author of a novel, A Moody Fellow Finds Love and Then Dies (Outpost19, 2014). Watson’s fiction has appeared in One Story,Fifty-two Stories, Tin House, Sou’wester, The Journal, Ecotone, Salt Hill, Epiphany, Catch & Release, and other publications. Watson has degrees from Swarthmore College, Brown University, and Ohio State University. He lives in Queens, NY, with his wife, who is an award-winning poet. For more information about Douglas Watson, visit douglaswatsonfiction.com.