Scott O’Connor is the author of A Perfect Universe: Ten Stories and the novels Half World and Untouchable, which won the Barnes & Noble Discover Award for Fiction. His stories have been short-listed for the Sunday Times/EFG Story Prize and cited as Distinguished in The Best American Short Stories. Additional work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, ZYZZYVA, The Rattling Wall, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. He is the author of Zero Zone. Find out more at scott-oconnor.com.