Man Walks into a Bar (on Park City: New and Selected Stories by Ann Beattie; Final Vinyl Days and Other Stories by Jill McCorkle; Soon: Tales from Hospice by A. G. Mojtabai; and Birds of America by Lorrie Moore)

Erin McGraw is the author of six books of fiction, most recently Better Food for a Better World (Slant Books, 2013). She is professor emeritus at the Ohio State University and lives with her husband, the poet Andrew Hudgins, in Tennessee.