Frank Bures is the author of The Geography of Madness. His stories and essays have appeared in Harper’s, Aeon, Lapham’s Quarterly, Runner’s World, The New Republic, The Washington Post Magazine and other places. They have also been included in the Best American Travel Writing and selected as “Notable” picks for the Best American Sports Writing and the Best American Essays. He is a contributing writer for The Rotarian and a contributing editor for Poets & Writers. He speaks Swahili, Italian and a few other languages less well and lives in Minneapolis.