Steve Anderson was a Quarterfinalist in the Nicholl Fellowships, among other award credits. Anderson is the author of the Kaspar Brothers novels (The Losing Role, Liberated, Lost Kin) and other books. Under False Flags is the prequel to his latest novel, The Preserve. He was also a Fulbright Fellow in Germany and is a translator of bestselling German fiction as well as a freelance editor. Anderson lives in Portland, Oregon.