Brandon R. Schrand

Brandon R. Schrand is the author of Works Cited: Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem & Misbehavior (Bison Books, 2013) and The Enders Hotel: A Memoir (Bison Books, 2008), the 2007 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize winner and a 2008 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. His work has appeared in Sports Illustratedthe Dallas Morning News, ShenandoahEcotone, and numerous other publications. The recipient of Shenandoah’s Carter Prize and a Pushcart Prize, Schrand teaches in the MFA program in creative writing at the University of Idaho.


Finding Emily & Elizabeth

My garrulous neighbor, Walter—a red-nosed U.S. Army Major (retired)—gives me books, volumes that he snatches up at the occasional library inventory purges at the University of Idaho, where I teach. Some are good, others not as good. Some I park on my bookshelves, others I recycle or use as doorstops. In exchange, I give him […]

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