Patricia Henley’s micro-memoirs have appeared in Pembroke Magazine, Atticus Review, Booth, Brevity, and other journals. She is the author of four short story collections and three novels. Her first book of stories, Friday Night at Silver Star (Graywolf, 1986), won the Montana First Book Award. Her first novel, Hummingbird House (MacMurray & Beck, 1999), was a finalist for the National Book Award. Pantheon published her second novel, In the River Sweet. Engine Books published her fourth collection of stories – Other Heartbreaks – in 2011. She lives in Frostburg, Maryland.