‘This generation’s The Stand…at once troubling uplifting scary and heart-wrenching’ Andrew Smith author of Grasshopper Jungle Before Ardor we let ourselves be defined by labels – the athlete the outcast the slacker the overachiever. But then we all looked up and everything changed. They said the asteroid would be here in two months. That gave us two months to leave our labels behind. Two months to become something bigger than what we’d been something that would last even after the end. Two months to really live. Tommy Wallach is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter and novelist. His fiction and nonfiction works have appeared in McSweeney’s Tin House Wired Salon and other magazines. As a musician he has put out an EP with Decca Records and performed at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. We All Looked Up is his debut novel. Read hear and stalk him at TommyWallach.com.