Anthony Doerr is the author of The Shell Collector, About Grace, Four Seasons in Rome, and Memory Wall. His short fiction has won three O. Henry Prizes and has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories, The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories, and The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Fiction. He has won numerous awards, including the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, the National Magazine Award for Fiction and two Pushcart Prizes. He lives in Boise, Idaho with his wife and two sons.
[Photo by Shauna Doerr]