Steve Almond

Steve Almond is the author of the story collections God Bless America, winner of the 2012 Paterson Fiction Prize, The Evil B.B. Chow, and My Life in Heavy Metal; the novel Which Brings Me to You (with Julianna Baggott); and the nonfiction books Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life(Not That You Asked), and Candyfreak. His stories have appeared in PlayboyZoetropePloughshares, and Southern Review among other magazines, and have been reprinted in Best American Short Stories and The Pushcart Prize. He lives outside Boston.