Manuel Gonzales is a graduate of the Columbia University graduate creative writing program. He has published fiction and nonfiction in Open City, Fence, One Story, Esquire, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, and The Believer. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and two children.
The 18 stories in this book render the fantastic commonplace and the ordinary extraordinary. From a composer that speaks through his ears to a man at war with his wife who he accidentally shrank, these characters and stories are ones a reader will never forget.