Andrew Malan Milward was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and grew up in Lawrence, Kansas. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he is the author of the story collections The Agriculture Hall of Fame, which was awarded the Juniper Prize for Fiction by the University of Massachusetts, and I Was a Revolutionary, which was awarded the Friends of American Writers Literature Award. He is also the author of the nonfiction book, Jayhawker: On History, Home, and Basketball. Milward has served as the McCreight Fiction Fellow at the University of Wisconsin, a Steinbeck Fellow at San Jose State University, and has received fellowships and awards the National Endowment for the Arts and Yaddo. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky, where he is an associate professor of English at the University of Kentucky.