Tony D'Souza is a novelist, journalist, essayist, reviewer, and travel and short story writer with numerous publications in noted periodicals. His third novel, Mule, garnered praise from Vanity Fair, Gawker, Kirkus, Booklist, and Library Journal. Recently, Hunting Lane Films has optioned it as a motion picture. Magic Muffler was named a Distinguished Story in the Stephen King-edited Best American Short Stories anthology. He has received the Florida Gold and Silver Medals for fiction.