Photo by Grace Pritchett
Michael Pritchett is the author of The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis, a Lewis and Clark novel, Unbridled Books, October 2007. He is also the author of The Venus Tree, winner of an Iowa Short Fiction Award (the John Simmons Short Fiction Award) in 1988 and published by the University of Iowa Press. He is the winner of the 2000 Dana Award for a novel-in-progress for his novel, The Final Effort of the Archer. His stories have recently appeared in Your Impossible Voice, Natural Bridge and New Letters, among other noteworthy magazines. He teaches fiction writing at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.