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Reading: Kristin Valdez Quade

Jan 21, 2016

Quade-2015-website-credit-Maggie-Shipstead-1byxcmj-150x200Kristin Valdez Quade will be giving a public reading on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 8:00pm in the Knight Library Browsing Room.

Kirstin Valdez Quade is the author of Night at the Fiestas (2015). She received a “5 Under 35” award from the National Book Foundation as well as the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award and the 2013 Narrative Prize. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Narrative, Guernica, The Southern Review, The Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere.

She has received fellowships from Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony, as well as a grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation. She was a Wallace Stegner and Truman Capote Fellow at Stanford University, where she also taught as a Jones Lecturer. In 2014-2015 she was the Nicholas Delbanco Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan. Beginning in 2016, she will be an assistant professor at Princeton University.