Aaron Gwyn

Aaron Gwyn was raised on a cattle ranch in rural Oklahoma. He is the author of a story collection, Dog on the Cross (Algonquin Books, 2004), finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, and two novels: The World Beneath (W.W. Norton, 2009) and Last of the Cowboys (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 2014). His short stories and creative nonfiction have appeared in Esquire, McSweeney’s, Glimmer Train, The Missouri Review, Gettysburg Review, and other magazines, and have been anthologized in New Stories from the South and Best of the West. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina and contributes book reviews, articles, and narrative nonfiction to Esquire magazine and