Duff has published six novels, a collection of short stories, two collections of poetry and four other books of nonfiction. His most recent book, Fire Ants and Other Stories, includes work first published in the Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, Missouri Review, Southwest Review, Florida Quarterly, and other magazines. His novels include Indian Giver, That’s All Right, Mama: the Unauthorized Life of Elvis’s Twin, Memphis Ribs, and Coasters. He’s currently at work on No Man’s Land, a tale of the generations of women of one family in Deep East Texas. Duff has worked as a hand in the oil fields and the cotton fields, as a janitor, a TV camera man, a professor of English, a college dean, and as a bit actor in television drama. He has made up stories all his life and written wherever he’s been. He’s still doing that.