Communication Associate Professor of the Practice Michael C. Keith has published the short story collection Slow Transit (Cervena Barva Press, 2017). Keith is the author of the memoir The Next Better Place, as well as the novel Life is Falling Sideways and several short story collections. His fiction has been nominated for several awards, among them the Pen/O. Henry Award, the Pushcart Prize, the National Indie Excellence Award, and the International Book Award. Keith is also the author/coauthor of 30 book volumes and dozens of articles on the subject of radio and broadcast studies.