Paul Shepherd

His novel More Like Not Running Away (2004) won the Mary McCarthy Prize and was a finalist for the AWP Introductory Award, the James Jones Novel Award, and the Bakeless Literary Prize.  His work has appeared in journals such as Prairie Schooner, Crazyhorse, and The Beloit Fiction Journal

A former senior editor of International Quarterly, he is Writer-in-Residence at Florida State University and runs a nonprofit construction company that renovates homes for lower-income homeowners.