William Shunn is author of the memoir The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary, not to mention more than thirty short stories that have appeared everywhere from Salon to Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. His work has been shortlisted for the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, and the Association for Mormon Letters Award. He is a former host and producer of Chicago's acclaimed Tuesday Funk reading series.