Jon Pineda is the author of the novel APOLOGY, winner of the 2013 Milkweed National Fiction Prize. His memoir SLEEP IN ME was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and a Library Journal "Best Books of 2010" selection. It is currently being translated into Chinese. His poetry collections include THE TRANSLATOR'S DIARY, winner of the 2007 Green Rose Prize, and BIRTHMARK, selected by Ralph Burns as the winner of the 2003 Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry Open Competition. In March 2015, a new poetry collection LITTLE ANODYNES selected by Nikky Finney, winner of the National Book Award, will be published as part of the Palmetto Poetry Series/USC Press. A core faculty member in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte, he lives in Virginia with his family and teaches creative writing at the University of Mary Washington.
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