Thomas Pierce

Thomas Pierce was born and raised in South Carolina. He is the author of the collection, Hall of Small Mammals, and his stories have appeared in the New Yorker, the AtlanticOxford American, and elsewhere. A recipient of the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 award, he is a graduate of the University of Virginia creative writing program and lives in Virginia with his wife and daughters. His debut novel The Afterlives is out now from Riverhead Books.