W. Stone Cotter
Bill (W. Stone) Cotter is the author of the middle-grade adventure Saint Philomene’s Infirmary for Magical Creatures and its sequel, Second Chance, both published by Henry Holt. Cotter is also responsible for the grownup novels Fever Chart and The Parallel Apartments. Cotter’s short fiction has appeared in the Paris Review, Electric Literature, and McSweeney’s. An essay, “The Gentleman’s Library,” was awarded a Pushcart Prize. The Splendid Ticket, a novel about the lottery, is forthcoming from McSweeney’s in September 2022.