Events Calendar

26 Sep
Kirsten Valdez Quade: Reading and Conversation with the winner of the 2019/20 Fred R. Brown Literary Award
Event Type

Readings

Topic

Arts & Culture, Humanities

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students

Tags

reading, writing, literature, fiction, pcws

Website

http://www.pghwriterseries.pitt.edu/e...

University Unit
Department of English
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Kirsten Valdez Quade: Reading and Conversation with the winner of the 2019/20 Fred R. Brown Literary Award

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents a reading by and conversation with fiction writer Kirstin Valdez Quade, winner of the Fred R. Brown Literary Award.

Kirstin Valdez Quade is the author of Night at the Fiestas: Stories, which won 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, a 5 Under 35 award from the National Book Foundation and was a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. She has received a Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. Her work has appeared in The New YorkerThe Best American Short StoriesThe O. Henry Prize StoriesThe New York Times, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing at Princeton University

Thursday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Heinz Memorial Chapel
Fifth and Bellefield Avenues, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260