Peter Swanson is the author of THE GIRL WITH A CLOCK FOR A HEART and THE KIND WORTH KILLING. His stories and poems have appeared in The Atlantic, Measure, Mysterical-E, Soundings East, The Vocabula Review and Yankee Magazine. He has degrees in Creative Writing, Education, and Literature from Trinity College, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Emerson College. He lives with his wife and cat in Somerville, Massachusetts. He is currently at work on his next novel.