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 Massachusetts with his wife, the poet Michelle Y. Burke. For more information about Douglas Watson, visit douglaswatsonfiction.com.