Contributors: Ron Rash

Ron Rash is the author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction finalist and New York Times best-selling novel Serena. Additionally, he has written five other novels; five books of poems; and six collections of stories, among them Burning Bright, which won the 2010 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, and his most recent, Something Rich and Strange. Twice the recipient of the O. Henry Prize, he teaches at Western Carolina University.