We're a little late, we know, but it is still Monday, so here goes with this week's author announcement, and it's a peach. One of our favorite reads of last year was Whitney Terrell's critically acclaimed novel, The Good Lieutenant. Some of you may remember Whitney from last year's festival, when he interviewed John Freeman. Now it's his turn to be in the spotlight.
Whitney Terrell is the author of The Huntsman, a New York Times notable book, The King of Kings County, and most recently, the nationally-acclaimed The Good Lieutenant. He is the recipient of a James A. Michener-Copernicus Society Award and a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University's Lewis Center for the Arts. He was an embedded reporter in Iraq during 2006 and 2010 and covered the war for the Washington Post Magazine, Slate, and NPR. His nonfiction has additionally appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, The New York Observer, The Kansas City Star, and other publications. He teaches creative writing at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and lives nearby with his family.