Pam Houston is an award-winning novelist, essayist, editor, and teacher. Her stories have been selected for the O. Henry Award, the Pushcart Prize, and the Best American Short Stories of the Century. Her two collections of linked short stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat, are both best-sellers and have each won multiple awards. She also has written two novels, two collections of autobiographical essays, and boasts work as an editor, assembling Women on Hunting: Essays, Fiction, and Poetry. She is a regular contributor to O, the Oprah Magazine, The New York Times, and many other periodicals. Her newest novel, Contents May Have Shifted, is a skillfully written non-linear novel about a woman traveling the world over, from Alaska to Tunisia, from Bhutan to Newfoundland, searching for authenticity and soaking up life.
"Ms. Houston snaps along in a sassy canter, her prose sharp and clean and full of sentences worth underlining.” — NY Times Book Review
"Houston claims for women the terrain staked out by male writers from Hemingway to Richard Ford. . . Her voice is wholly formed and perfect." — Los Angeles Times