Tracy Daugherty is the New York Times bestselling author of published novels, short story collections, and a book of personal essays. His most recent book, a biography of Billy Lee Brammer, is Leaving the Gay Place. His biographies of Joan Didion, The Last Love Song, Donald Barthelme, Hiding Man, and Joseph Heller, Just One Catch received rave reviews. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Currently, he is Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing at Oregon State University. Visit Tracy online at tracydaughtery.com.