Percival Everett is Distinguished Professor of English at the
University of Southern California and the author of nearly thirty
books, including Percival Everett by Virgil Russell, Assumption,
Erasure, I Am Not Sidney Poitier, and Glyph. He is the recipient of
the Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the
Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, the Believer Book Award, and the 2006 PEN
USA Center Award for Fiction. He has fly fished the west for over
thirty years. He lives in Los Angeles.