Mike Kleine is an American author of literary fiction. He grew up in West Africa and graduated from Grinnell College with a BA in French Literature. He currently lives somewhere in the Midwest. THE MYSTERY OF THE SEVENTEEN PILOT FISH (Plays Inverse Press, 2016) is his first play. Other works include the hybrid novels Mastodon Farm (Atlatl Press, 2012), Arafat Mountain (Atlatl Press, 2014), and Kanley Stubrick (We Heard You Like Books, 2016).