Michael Griffith’s books are Bibliophilia (2003) and Spikes (2001), both from Arcade, and Trophy (2011) from Northwestern/TriQuarterly. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in many periodicals, and he is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (2004) and the Louisiana Division of the Arts (2001), among others. From 1992 to 2002 he served as the Associate Editor of the Southern Review. He is now Associate Professor of English at the University of Cincinnati and teaches in the Sewanee School of Letters as well. In 2004 he became founding editor of Yellow Shoe Fiction, an original-fiction series from LSU Press.