CLINT McCOWN is the only two-time winner of the American Fiction Prize. His novels include The Member-Guest (Doubleday), War Memorials (Graywolf and Houghton Mifflin), The Weatherman (Graywolf), and Haints (New Rivers Press). He has also published four volumes of poetry (Labyrinthiad, Sidetracks, Wind Over Water, and Dead Languages). He has worked as a screenwriter for Warner Bros. and as a creative consultant for HBO television. Three of his plays have been produced. He has edited twenty-seven collections of fiction, and his own work has appeared in more than fifty national magazines. His honors include the Society of Midland Authors Award, the S. Mariella Gable Prize, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great Writers designation, a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Distinction in Literature citation from the Wisconsin Library Association, and an Academy of American Poets Prize. He also received an Associated Press Award for Documentary Excellence for his investigations of Organized Crime.