Laura Hendrie’s first book, Stygo, won the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Award, the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Fiction Award, and was one of three finalists cited for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Her novel, Remember Me, was a Book Sense selection, a Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers selection, and a finalist for the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Award. Her fiction has been aired on National Public Radio and published in many anthologies including The Missouri Review, Colorado Review, Best of the West, Writers Forum, and Going Green; her nonfiction has appeared in magazines such as Outside, Boston Review, LIFE, and Chicago Tribune. She teaches at writing conferences around the country and is in the process of selling her forthcoming novel The Year We Won a Firebird. Visit her website.