Michael Farris Smith
Michael Farris Smith is the author of Blackwood,The Fighter,Desperation Road, Rivers, and The Hands of Strangers. His novels have appeared on Best of the Year lists in Esquire,Southern Living,Book Riot, and numerous other outlets, and have been named Indie Next, Barnes & Noble Discover, and Amazon Best of the Month selections. He has been a finalist for the Southern Book Prize, the Gold Dagger Awardin the UK, and the Grand Prix des Lectricesin France, and his essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Bitter Southerner, Garden & Gun, and more. He lives in Oxford, Mississippi, with his wife and two daughters.