Kirstin Valdez Quade

Kirstin Valdez Quade is the author of the short story collection Night at the Fiestas. Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a "5 Under 35" Award from the National Book Foundation and a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award. She was a Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University. In 2014-15 she was the Nicholas Delbanco Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan, and is now an assistant professor at Princeton University.


Visit Kirstin Valdez Quade's website.

Watch a video of Kirstin Valdez Quade reading her work.

Listen to an interview on NPR.

Read The New York Times review of Night at the Fiestas.

Read her story “Ordinary Sins” in The New Yorker.