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Brian Kiteley is the author of three novels, The River Gods, I Know Many Songs, But I Cannot Sing, and Still Life with Insects. He’s also published two books of fiction exercises, The 3 AM Epiphany and The 4 AM Breakthrough. He is at work on two linked novels, Emily’s Book and Jack’s Book, set in Greece and Egypt in the late 1980s, about love, sun, sex, and the CIA, with cameos by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and low-level al-Qaeda operatives. Kiteley has received Whiting, Guggenheim, and NEA writing fellowships as well as residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Millay, Yaddo, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. He teaches at the University of Denver in their English and Literary Arts Department.

Read an essay, by Steve Himmer, on Brian's work—in Necessary Fiction.