Michael Martone is the author of numerous books, including Alive and Dead in Indiana, Fort Wayne is Seventh on Hitler’s List, Unconventions: Attempting the Art of Craft and the Craft of Art, Double-Wide: Collected Ficiton of Michael Martone
, and Four for a Quarter.
His stories have appeared in Harper's, Story, Antaeus, North American Review, Benzene, Epoch, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, Third Coast, Shenandoah,
and other magazines. The recipient of two NEA fellowships and a grant from the Ingram Merrill Foundation, his stories and essays have won numerous awards and have been cited in Pushcart Prize, The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Essays
. The Flatness and Other Landscapes
won the 2000 AWP Award for Nonfiction. He was recently named the recipient of the 2013 Eugene and Marilyn Glick National Indiana Authors Award. He teaches at the University of Alabama and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.