Ravi Howard’s second novel, Driving the King, was published by Harper (January, 2015). He received the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for the novel Like Trees, Walking, and he was a finalist for both the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction. His work has appeared in Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, Salon, The New York Times, and on NPR’s All Things Considered.