I just recently learned that Marc Nesbitt, author of the acclaimed short story collection Gigantic is fighting a brain tumor. He's in the process of one last cycle of chemo. He has not been able to work and needs help.
You could also buy Gigantic at Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/Gigantic-Marc-Nesbitt/dp/0802139639
And here is the title story from his collection at the New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2001/07/09/010709fi_fiction