Padgett Powell is the author of six novels, including
The Interrogative Mood,
You & Me, and
Edisto, a finalist for the National Book Award; and three story collections. His writing has appeared in the
Little Star, and the
Paris Review, and he is the recipient of the Rome Fellowship in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the Whiting Writers’ Award and the James Tait Black Prize in fiction, the UK’s oldest literary award.