Sherwin Bitsui is a Diné from the Navajo reservation in White Cone, Arizona, and the author of "Flood Song" (Copper Canyon Press, 2009) and "Shapeshift" (University of Arizona Press, 2003). He received a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a Witter Bynner Foundation grant, and a Whiting Writers’ Award.
Scott Phillips is the author of nine crime-novels. His work has been translated into German and French. His debut novel, "The Ice Harvest" (Ballantine, 2000), was a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year and won the California Book Award, a Silver Medal for Best First Fiction, and was a finalist for the Edgar Awards, the Hammett Prize and the Anthony Award. It is a major motion picture from Focus Features. Phillips now resides in St. Louis with his wife and daughter.
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