Tina May Hall was named the 2010 winner of the prestigious Drue Heinz Literature Prize. Her book, The Physics of Imaginary Objects, was published by the University of Pittsburgh Press in 2010. Her novella, All the Day's Sad Stories, was published by Caketrain Press in 2009. Hall's fiction has appeared in many literary journals, and she has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize. Her teaching interests include monsters, the gothic, technology’s relationship with the body, contemporary fiction and experimental women writers. She earned an M.F.A. in fiction from Bowling Green State University and a doctorate from the University of Missouri.