Christine Schutt (fiction) is the author of two short-story collections, Nightwork and A Day, a Night, Another Day, Summer. Her first novel, Florida, was a National Book Award finalist; her second novel, All Souls, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, Prosperous Friends, was published in fall of 2012. Among other honors, Schutt has twice won the O. Henry Short Story Prize. She is the recipient of NYFA and Guggenheim fellowships. Schutt is a senior editor of NOON, a literary annual, and lives and teaches in New York.