Nathan Poole

Nathan Poole is the author of Father Brother Keeper, winner of the 2013 Mary McCarthy Prize, and Pathkiller as the Holy Ghost, winner of the 2014 Quarterly West Novella Contest. He teaches writing and Appalachian State University and holds an MFA from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. He lives in Idlewild, North Carolina, with his wife and daughter.

Open Season

When she found the old house lit up night after night, and someone moving in the light with such a different life than her own, it never occurred to her that she should not stay a bit, catch her breath is all.