Michael Byers


Michael Byers is the author of the story collection The Coast of Good Intentions, which won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. His novels Long for This World and Percival’s Planet were both New York Times Notable Books, and his novella, The Broken Man, was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award.  Byers’ short stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards; his nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

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