Bryan Mealer is the author of <i>Muck City</i> and the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind</i>, which he wrote with William Kamkwamba. Since publication, the book has received many honors and has been translated into over a dozen languages. Mealer is also the author of <i>All Things Must Fight to Live</i>, which chronicled his years covering the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo for <i>Harper’s</i> and the Associated Press. His forthcoming book, <i>The Kings of Big Spring</i>, a multi-generational saga about his family in West Texas, will be published by Flatiron Books in early 2018. He and his family live in Austin.