Lewis Nordan — member of the Fellowship of Southern
Writers — is the author of three collections of short stories
and four novels, Music of the Swamp, Wolf Whistle, The Sharpshooter
Blues, and Lightning Song. His prizes include the Southern
Book Critics Circle Award for fiction and three American Library Association
Notable Book citations. Born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, he
lives now in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he serves as Professor
of Creative Writing at the University of Pittsburgh.