Angus Woodward was raised in Michigan by Virginians and moved to Louisiana in 1987 to get an MFA from LSU. He has taught college writing since 1990, first at Delgado CC in New Orleans and, for the past two decades, at Franciscan University in Baton Rouge. His books of fiction are Down at the End of the River, Americanisation, and Oily (a new novel about the Deepwater Horizon fiasco).