January 19, 2016

Kirstin Valdez Quade wins the NBCC John Leonard Prize

Kirstin Valdez Quade’s first book, the story collection NIGHT AT THE FIESTAS (Norton, March 2015) has won the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) John Leonard Award for best first book (they award one first book across all genres and last year’s winner was Phil Klay’s REDEPLOYMENT).