Charles Dodd White was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and grew up in both the city and the woods. He currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina, where he teaches writing and literature at South College. He has been a Marine, a fishing guide, and a journalist. He is the author of the story collection, SINNERS OF SANCTION COUNTY, the novel, LAMBS OF MEN, and co-editor of the contemporary Appalachian short story anthology DEGREES OF ELEVATION. His next novel, BENEDICTION, is due to be released in early 2014 by Fiddleblack Press.