Michael Griffith’s new novel, Trophy (Triquarterly), was named one of Kirkus Reviews’ Best 25 Books of Fiction for 2011. His previous books are Bibliophilia (2003) and Spikes (2001), both from Arcade. Griffith’s fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, Ninth Letter, Salmagundi, Oxford American, New England Review, Shenandoah, Southwest Review, Five Points, Blackbird, The Washington Post, and other periodicals. He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (2004) and the Louisiana Division of the Arts (2001). He is the founding editor of Yellow Shoe Fiction, an original fiction series from LSU Press, and serves as the Fiction Editor at Cincinnati Review. An Associate Professor of English at the University of Cincinnati, he also teaches in the Sewanee School of Letters.