Edward J. Delaney spent a decade as a journalist at newspapers such as The Denver Post and Chicago Tribune before coming to RWU. He’s published short stories regularly in The Atlantic and other magazines such as Alaska Quarterly Review, Carolina Quarterly, Greensboro Review, Ontario Review, and Cimarron Review, and has. Delaney has published four books: the short-story collection The Drowning, the award-winning novels Warp & Weft and Broken Irish, and the nonfiction book Born to Play, co-authored with Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox. He has been awarded the PEN-L. L. Winship award for the best book of fiction of the year by a New England author, a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and an O. Henry Prize for the short story. His short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories. Delaney serves as the editor of the RWU literary magazine, Mount Hope.