Gregory Spatz is the author of the novels Fiddler's Dream and No One But Us, and of a story collection, Wonderful Tricks. His stories have appeared in many publications, including The New Yorker, Iowa Review, Shenandoah, The Santa Monica Review, Kenyon Review, and New England Review. He is the recipient of a Michener Fellowship, Iowa Arts Fellowship, Washington State Artist Trust Fellowship, Mid-List First Series Award, Washington State Book Award, and runner-up for the 2006 Glasgow Award in short fiction.
Spatz also plays the fiddle in the JUNO-nominated bluegrass band John Reischman and the Jaybirds. When not on the road with the Jaybirds or busy at work teaching and writing, he enjoys playing music with his wife, Caridwen, also a fiddler, being a step-dad to her two sons Tal and Angus, and building a writing studio of rice hulls, barbed wire, recycled wine bottles, adobe and cement in the back yard.
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