SW_1Snowden Wright was born and raised in Mississippi. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Columbia University.

Wright is the author of the novels American Pop (William Morrow/HarperCollins, Forthcoming) and Play Pretty Blues (Engine Books, 2013). He has written for The AtlanticSalonEsquireThe MillionsNerve, and the New York Daily News, among other publications.

A former Stone Court Writer-in-Residence, Wright won the Summer Literary Seminar’s 2012 Graywolf Prize for best novel excerpt. He lives in Atlanta, GA.