Gerald Duff is a winner of the Cohen Award for Fiction, the Philosophical Society of Texas Literary Award, and the Silver Medal for Fiction from the Independent Publishers Association. He has published 19 books of fiction, poetry, and memoir. His short story collection, Fire Ants, was a finalist for the Jesse Jones Award for Best Book of Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters. His recent novel, Playing Custer, was named a finalist by the Western Writers of America for a Spur Award for the Best Historical Novel of 2015. Three of his novels are set in Memphis: Memphis Ribs, Memphis Mojo, and That’s All Right, Mama: The Unauthorized Life of Elvis’s Twin.