Peter Grandbois is the author of The
Gravedigger (Chronicle Books, 2006), a Barnes and Noble “Discover Great New Writers” selection, The Arsenic Lobster: A Hybrid Memoir, (Spuyten Duyvil 2009), which was named one of the top five memoirs of 2009 by the Sacramento News and Review, the novel, Nahoonkara (Etruscan Press, 2011), winner of the Gold Medal in literary fiction in ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Awards for 2011, and the short story collection Domestic Disturbances (Subito Press 2013). His short fiction, plays, and essays have appeared in magazines such as: The Kenyon Review, Boulevard, The Mississippi Review, Post Road, Gargoyle, The Denver Quarterly, New Orleans Review, The Potomac Review, and The Writer's Chronicle and been shortlisted for both the Pushcart Prize and Best American Essays. He is a professor of creative writing and contemporary
literature at Denison University in Ohio.