What books are currently on your nightstand?
BLOOD WILL OUT (Walter Kim); WICHITA STORIES (Troy James Weaver), WHAT ABOUT THIS: COLLECTED POEMS OF FRANK STANFORD, Elena Ferrante's Neopolitan Trilogy
Who is your all-time favorite novelist?
What book might we be surprised to find on your shelves?
MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED, David Arora
Who is your favorite fictional character?
Alison Johnson from Will Vlautin's NORTHLINE
What book do you return to?
Edouard Leve's AUTOPORTRAIT
William Boyle is the author of GRAVESEND and the short story collection, DEATH DON'T HAVE NO MERCY. He teaches writing at University of Mississippi and is from Brooklyn.