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 non-fiction book, Candyfreak. His new book is a collection of essays, (Not That You Asked). He lives outside Boston with his wife, two children and mounting debt. His online home is www.stevenalmond.com.
[extracted from 2009 festival brochure]