• 'Envy the Night' was my first stand alone, the first book I'd written in the third person and I loved the feel of that, and it was different but it was also the same. 'So Cold the River,' I knew, was going to be really different, and that's why I thought about doing it as a novella under a pseudonym, because I didn't want to damage my career.

    "Born Storyteller: An Interview With Michael Koryta, Author of So Cold the River". Interview with Jason Pinter, May 25, 2011.