Ron Rash is an award-winning poet, short-story writer and novelist. His novels include The Cove, The World Made Straight and New York Times bestseller and 2009 PEN/Faulkner finalist, Serena, now a major motion picture. He is also the author of several short story collections including Nothing Gold Can Stay, Burning Bright, winner of the 2010 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and Chemistry and Other Stories, a finalist for the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award. He lives in the Appalachian Mountains, USA.
Compelling . . . Rash manages to convince you right from the first page that his characters and his story are going to matter to you -- NICK HORNBY One of the great American authors at work today * * New York Times * * Exhilarating . . . The World Made Straight reminds us of the sort of compelling literature a brave artist can fashion from the shards of experience * * Los Angeles Times * *