Glenn McCarty was raised in the shadow of Walt Disney World, and has never really grown up. He lives with his wife and children in a small town in Western New York that’s pretty much Mayberry. But without Don Knotts. Bummer. He also has a dog who likes to bark at visitors, then boldly run and hide from them. He is the author of The Misadventured Summer of Tumbleweed Thompson and Junction Tales, a companion collection of short stories, and finds campfires and banjo music two of life’s simple pleasures. And pie.