Steve Almond is the author of two story collections, My Life in Heavy Metal and The Evil B.B. Chow, the novel Which Brings Me to You (with Julianna Baggott), and the nonfiction book Candyfreak. His new book is a collection of essays, (Not That You Asked), which includes tributes to Kurt Vonnegut, Barry Hannah and other heroes of the human heart. He lives outside Boston with his wife and daughter, who has recently learned to walk and shows no signs of ever slowing down.
[extracted from 2008 festival brochure]
31st Annual Literary Festival