Reading with Skip Horack and Kirstin Valdez Quade
Kirsten Valdez Quade photo credit: Maggie Shipstead
A Reading with Skip Horack and Kirstin Valdez Quade
Date: Tuesday, April 14th
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Terrace Room, Margaret Jacks Hall (Click for map)
Kirstin Valdez Quade 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, The Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. She was a Wallace Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University and is currently the Nicholas Delbanco Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan. Her debut story collection, Night at the Fiestas, was published in March 2015. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/29/books/review/night-at-the-fiestas-by-kirstin-valdez-quade.html
Skip Horack is a former Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, where he was also a Wallace Stegner Fellow. His story collection The Southern Cross won the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Bakeless Fiction Prize, and his novel The Eden Hunter was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. His second novel, The Other Joseph, was published by Ecco in March 2015. A native of Louisiana, he is currently an assistant professor at Florida State University.