About the author: Cralan Kelder was born in 1970 and grew up between California and The Netherlands.
He is a trained anthropologist. He's edited numerous literary magazines, including Full Metal Poem and Retort.
Previous books include: French Pastry (Coracle 2007), and Night Falls and is Slow to Get Up (Longhouse 2005).
He lives in Amsterdam with his wife the evolutionary biologist Toby Kiers and their children, Fern Crash and Linus Rocket.