Christopher Coake is the author of the novel You Came Back and the story collection We’re in Trouble. His short fiction has been anthologized in Best American Mystery Stories 2004 and The Best American Noir of the Century. He was the recipient of the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for a first work of fiction and the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Emerging Writers Indiana Authors Award, and was named one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists. He holds an M.F.A. from Ohio State University. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Coake now lives in Reno, Nevada, where he directs the University of Nevada, Reno M.F.A. program in creative writing.