Clifford Garstang is the author of three novels, Oliver’s Travels, The Shaman of Turtle Valley, as well as his latest, The Last Bird of Paradise. He is also the author of three story collections, In an Uncharted CountryHouse of the Ancients and Other Stories, and What the Zhang Boys Know, which won the Library of Virginia Literary Award for Fiction. A former international lawyer, he lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.