Nick Lantz’s first book, We Don’t Know We Don’t Know, was selected by Linda Gregerson for the Katharine Bakeless Nason Prize and was published in 2010 by Graywolf Press. It also won the 2011 GLCA New Writers Award, the Council for Wisconsin Writers Posner Award, and the Larry Levis Reading Prize. His second book, The Lightning That Strikes the Neighbors’ House, was selected by Robert Pinsky for the Felix Pollak Prize and was published by the University of Wisconsin Press, also in 2010. Nick Lantz is the recipient of fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. His work has appeared in journals such as Mid-American Review, Southern Review, Gulf Coast, FIELD, Indiana Review, and Prairie Schooner. He was the 2010-2011 Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College. He has also taught at the University of Wisconsin, Tinker Mountain Writers’ Workshop, and the Queens University Low-Residency MFA. He currently teaches at Franklin & Marshall College.