Chuck Augello is the author of A Better Heart and The Revolving Heart, a Best Books of 2020 Selection by Kirkus Reviews. Both novels are published by Black Rose Writing. His work has appeared in One Story, Literary Hub, Fiction Writers Review, The Vestal Review, and other fine journals. His book Conversations on Kurt Vonnegut: A Centennial Collage is forthcoming from McFarland. He publishes The Daily Vonnegut, a website exploring the life and art of Kurt Vonnegut. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, dog, two cats, and the unnamed birds and squirrel who inhabit the back yard.