brandon r. schrand

AUTHOR, ESSAYIST & ALL THINGS NONFICTION

My memoir, The Enders Hotel, winner of the 2007 River Teeth Prize for Literary Nonfiction, has just been picked as a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection for Summer 2008. According to the Barnes & Noble website, “The Discover Great New Writers™ program helps publishers introduce dynamic new literary writers to the reading …

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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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