Tom Bissell

Tom Bissell is the author of "Chasing the Sea "and" God Lives in St. Petersburg, "and a contributing editor for" Harper's Magazine "and" The Virginia Quarterly Review," In 2006 he was awarded the Rome Fellowship by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and his work has been selected several times by the Best American Short Stories, Best American Travel Writing, and Best American Science Writing series. He lives in Rome. "From the Hardcover edition."