Colin Winnette is the author of several books, including the award-winning, indie bestseller Coyote and Haints Stay. His most recent novel, The Job of the Wasp, was published by Soft Skull Press in 2018 and was an American Bookseller Association’s Indie Next Pick. Winnette was the winner of Les Figues Press’s NOS Book Contest, a runner-up for Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s First Book Award, and a finalist for Gulf Coast Magazine’s Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Playboy, McSweeney’s, The Believer, Paris Review Daily, and more. He lives in Denton, Texas.