Justin St. Germain is the author of the memoir Son of a Gun, which won the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, was a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, and appeared on best books of 2013 lists from Amazon, Publishers Weekly, Salon, Library Journal, BookPage, and the Pima County Public Library. His writing has recently appeared in New England Review, Tin House, DIAGRAM, Territory, and The Pushcart Prize anthology. He was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, and has also received fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Sewanee Writers' Conference, and the Corporation of Yaddo. He grew up in Tombstone, Arizona, "The Town Too Tough to Die," and attended Arizona public schools. He received his BA and MFA from the University of Arizona. He lives in Oregon and teaches at Oregon State. His new book, Truman Capote's In Cold Blood, is now available.