Evan Guilford-Blake's prose and poems have appeared in numerous print and online journals, as well as in several anthologies, winning 19 awards. "Noir(ish)," his first novel, is published by Penguin. Holland House issues "American Blues," a collection of his short stories, on October 23rd. His plays have been produced internationally and won 42 competitions. Thirty are published. He and his wife (and inspiration) Roxanna, a healthcare writer and jewelry designer, live in the southeastern US.