Christopher Castellani’s fourth novel, Leading Men, for which he received a Guggenheim fellowship, will be published by Viking in February 2019. He is also the author of the novels All This Talk of Love, The Saint of Lost Things, and A Kiss from Maddalena, winner of the 2004 Massachusetts Book Award. His essays on point of view in fiction, The Art of Perspective, was published by Graywolf in 2016. He is currently on the faculty of the MFA Program at Warren Wilson and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and he has taught at Swarthmore College and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. He lives in Boston, where he is artistic director of GrubStreet, the country’s largest and leading independent writing center.