brandon r. schrand

AUTHOR, ESSAYIST & ALL THINGS NONFICTION

My essay, “Confessions of a Telemarketer,” originally published in the Colorado Review, has been given a Pushcart Prize Special Mention in the recently released Pushcart Prize XXXII, edited by Bill Henderson. The essay explores my former life as a telemarketer and the kind of person I became. This is my second Pushcart Prize Special Mention in …

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My essay titled “The Bone Road” has been accepted for publication in Shenandoah for their Spring 2008 issue. For over a half-century Shenandoah has been publishing some of the most important writers in American letters such as W. H. Auden, E. E. Cummings, William Faulkner, Flannery O’Connor, Ezra Pound, Joyce Carol Oates, as well as recent Pulitzer …

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Brandon’s essay, “Eleven Ways to Consider Air,” winner of the 2006 Willard R. Espy Award, and which was published in Ecotone, will now be anthologized in Borne on Air: Essays by Idaho Writers. The book, forthcoming from Eastern Washington University Press, is set to be released in the Spring of 2008 and will then be available in …

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