Kirstin Valdez Quade was a Wallace Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, where she is now a Nancy Packer Lecturer. She holds a B.A. from Stanford and an M.F.A. from the University of Oregon, and has received fellowships and grants from Yaddo, Bread Loaf, the MacDowell Colony, and the Elizabeth George Foundation. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Narrative, Guernica, The Best American Short Stories 2013, and elsewhere.
At Stanford Since: