K.L. COOK is the author of two other books of fiction: Last Call, winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize; and The Girl from Charnelle, winner of the Willa Award for Contemporary Fiction and an Editor’s Choice selection of the Historical Novel Society. He teaches at Prescott College and Spalding University’s brief-residency MFA in Writing Program.
K.L. Cook’s short story “Filament” was selected for inclusion in the 2012 Best American Mystery Stories.
The title story, “Love Song for the Quarantined,” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Louisville Review.