Christopher Coake is the author of a short-story collection, We’re in Trouble. The stories previously appeared in journals such as Five Points, Epoch, Gettysburg Review and The Southern Review. In 2006 he was awarded the Robert Bingham Fellowship for best debut fiction from PEN American Center, and in 2007, named as one of Granta’s twenty ‘Best Young American Novelists’. He is currently at work on a novel set in turn-of-the-last-century Colorado. Coake, a native of Indiana, lives in Reno, where he teaches creative writing at the University of Nevada.