Christopher Castellani is the author, most recently, of The Art of Perspective: Who Tells the Story, a book of essays on point of view in fiction.

He is also the author of three novels: All This Talk of Love—a New York Times’ Editors’ Choice—The Saint of Lost Things, and A Kiss from Maddalena, winner of the 2004 Massachusetts Book Award. His new novel, Leading Men, for which he received a Guggenheim fellowship, will be published by Viking in early 2019. He has taught in the MFA Program at Warren Wilson, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and at Swarthmore College. He lives in Boston, where he is artistic director of GrubStreet.