Steven Heighton is the author of the internationally acclaimed novels: Afterlands, The Shadow Boxer, and Every Lost Country. His work has been translated into ten languages, and his poems and stories have appeared in publications including the London Review of Books, Tin House, and Walrus. Heighton has won several awards and has been nominated for a Governor General’s Literary Award, the Trillium Award, and Britain’s W.H. Smith Award. He reads from his latest work of short stories, The Dead Are More Visible, which encompasses wildly divergent themes of love and loss, containment and exclusion.