Christopher Castellani is the author of three novels: All This Talk of Love (2013)—a New York Times Editors’ Choice; A Kiss from Maddalena (2003)—winner of the Massachusetts Book Award; and The Saint of Lost Things (2005)—a BookSense (IndieBound) Notable Book. His book of essays on point of view in fiction, The Art of Perspective: Who Tells the Story, part of Graywolf’s prestigious “Art Of…” series, was published in 2016. Castellani lives in Boston, where he works as the artistic director of Grub Street, one of the country’s leading independent creative writing centers. He is also on the faculty of the Warren Wilson College Low-Residency M.F.A. program and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He was recently awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Fellowship and the Barnes & Noble/Poets & Writers “Writer for Writers” Award in recognition of his contributions to the literary community. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.