Stories That Work (on The Coast of Good Intentions by Michael Byers; The Buddha in Malibu: New and Selected Stories by William Harrison; Circumnavigation by Steve Lattimore; and Cheaters and Other Stories by Dean Albarelli)

Erin McGraw is the author of six books, most recently the novel Better Food for a Better World (Slant Books, 2013). Her stories and essays have appeared in The Georgia Review, The Atlantic, STORY, the Southern Review, Allure, and other magazines and journals. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, the poet Andrew Hudgins.