Kirstin Valdez Quade



Santa Fe New Mexican

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Kirstin ValdezQuade’s most recent book is the novel The Five Wounds, which Kirkus Reviews called “a brilliant meditation on love and redemption.” She is also the author of the story collection Night at the Fiestas, winner of the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize 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 also the recipient of the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award and the 2013 Narrative Prize. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Narrative, Guernica, The Southern Review, The Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. She teaches at Princeton University.