L.C. Fiore’s latest novel, The Last Great American Magic, won Novel of the Year from Underground Book Reviews; won the “Tall Tale” category in the 2017 Readers’ Favorite Book Awards; and was a Silver Finalist in the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards. His debut novel, Green Gospel, was named First Runner-Up in the Eric Hoffer Book Awards (General Fiction). His short fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, Michigan Quarterly Review, New South, and storySouth, among many others, and has been anthologized in Sudden Flash Youth: 65 Short Short Stories (Persea Books) and Tattoos (Main Street Rag). His work has also appeared on NPR, TriQuarterly Review, The Good Men Project, and in various baseball publications, including The Love of Baseball: Essays by Lifelong Fans, out in September from McFarland & Co. He is the communications director for the North Carolina Writers’ Network.