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Fiction Reading by Kirstin Valdez Quade

November 8, 2016, 7:00 PM


Kirstin Valdez Quade is the author of Night at the Fiestas, which received the John Leonard Prize from the National Book Critics Circle, the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a 5 Under 35 award from the National Book Foundation. It was a New York Times Notable Book, and was named a best book of 2015 by the San Francisco Chronicle and the American Library Association.

Quade is the recipient of the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award and the 2013 Narrative Prize. Her work has appeared in The New YorkerNarrative, Guernica, The Southern Review, The Best American Short StoriesThe O. Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. She was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, has been on the faculty in the M.F.A. programs at University of Michigan and Warren Wilson, and is an assistant professor at Princeton.

Sponsored by the Bullock-Clark-Donnelley Fund for Visiting Writers.


November 8, 2016
7:00 PM


Debra Spark


Robinson Room, Miller Library, Colby College
Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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