T. M. McNally is the author of six works of fiction, including the novels "Until Your Heart Stops," a New York Times Notable Book; "Almost Home," a St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Book of the Year; and "The Goat Bridge," a Booklist Editors’ Choice. He is also the author of the short story collections "Low Flying Aircraft" and "Quick." He has received the Faulkner-Wisdom Gold Medal, the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the Yale Review’s Smart Family Foundation Award, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Howard Foundation at Brown University. His most recent book, finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, is a collection of stories—"The Gateway." His work has also been included in The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction.