David Huddle teaches at the Bread Loaf School of English. His fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in The American Scholar, Esquire, The New Yorker, Harper’s, Poetry, Shenandoah, Agni, Plume, The Hollins Critic, and The Georgia Review. In 2012 his Nothing Can Make Me Do This won the Library of Virginia Award for Fiction, and his Black Snake at the Family Reunion won the Pen New England Award for Poetry. Huddle’s novel The Faulkes Chronicle appeared from Tupelo Press in fall 2014; his most recent poetry collection Dream Sender was published by LSU Press in fall 2015; and his novel My Immaculate Assassin appeared from Tupelo Press in September 2016. His new novel Hazel is forthcoming from Tupelo Press in May 2019, and his new poetry collection My Surly Heart will appear from LSU Press in the fall of 2019.