Adam Braver's first book, Mr. Lincoln’s Wars, was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writer’s pick, a Border’s Original Voices selection, a Book Sense 76 pick, as well as appearing on the San Francisco Chronicle’s bestseller list, among many other year-end lists. His work has also been published in the Cimarron Review and the Pittsburgh Quarterly. He received his MFA from Goddard College in Vermont. Born and raised in California, Braver has now settled in Cranston, RI with his wife and son. He is on faculty in the Creative Writing department at Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI. His newest novel, Crows Over the Wheatfields, will be published in June 2006.