Michael Knight is the author of The Typist (2010) and a collection of novellas, The Holiday Season (2007). He has also published a novel, Divining Rod (Dutton, 1988), and two collections of short fiction, Dogfight & Other Stories (Plume, 1998), and Goodnight, Nobody (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2003). His stories have appeared in Esquire, The New Yorker, Paris Review, Playboy, and Southern Review, among other publications. He has been anthologized in Best American Mystery Stories, Best of the South, and New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best. He lives in Knoxville, where he directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Tennessee.