Louisiana native and novelist Martin Hyatt is the author of A Scarecrow’s Bible and Beautiful Gravity, each of which received a Stonewall Honor Book Award from the ALA. He is the recipient of the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction and an Edward Albee Fellowship. He has also been a finalist for the Ferro-Grumley, the Violet Quill, and two Lambda Literary Awards. His shorter works have appeared in New York Magazine, The Huffington Post, and Electric Literature. He currently lives in New York City.