A Mansion and a Mercedes and a Date with David Hasselhoff

Mark Jude Poirier has published two novels and two short-story collections. His fiction has appeared in Tin House, The Southern Review, BOMB, Subtropics, The American Scholar, and elsewhere. He recently won both an O. Henry Award and a Pushcart Prize and was longlisted for the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award. His films have played at the Sundance Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, the American Film Festival of Deauville, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and in theaters all over the world.