Kirstin Valdez Quade: Reading and Conversation with the winner of the 2019/20 Fred R. Brown Literary Award

September 26, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Kirstin Valdez Quade Reads at 7:30 PM at Heinz Chapel


A reading by and conversation with the writer Kirstin Valdez Quade, winner of the Fred R. Brown Literary Award. 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 Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, The New York Times, and elsewhere. She teaches creative writing at Princeton University. 

Location and Address

Heinz Memorial Chapel is located on South Bellefield Avenue between Fifth and Forbes Avenues, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260. 

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