Peter Turchi is the author of seven books and the co-editor of three anthologies. (Don’t) Stop Me if You’ve Heard This Before (and Other Essays on Writing Fiction) is forthcoming from Trinity University Press in January 2023. Turchi’s work has appeared in Tin House, The Huffington Post, Fiction Writers Review, Ploughshares, Story, and The Alaska Quarterly Review, among other journals. His honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and having a quotation from A Muse and a Maze serve as the answer to the New York Times Magazine Sunday acrostic. He currently teaches at the University of Houston, and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.