Hannah Pittard is the author of the novel Visible Empire, a New York Times “New and Noteworthy” Selection, O Magazine Book of Summer, and one of Southern Living’s Best New Books of Summer. Previous novels include Listen to Me, Reunion, and The Fates Will Find Their Way. She is also consulting editor for Narrative Magazine. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, American Scholar, Oxford American, and McSweeney’s. She directs the MFA program in creative writing at the University of Kentucky.