Writer Jeffrey Condran will give a reading at IUP on November 6, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. in Leonard Hall, room 112 (Nicholson Library).
Condran’s fiction has been honored with several awards, including the Missouri Review’s William Peden Prize and Pushcart Prize nominations. He teaches writing and literature at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and is the cofounder of Braddock Avenue Books.
“Jeffrey Condran finds the strange in our everyday world the way a pig noses truffles from the earth right under our feet. Measured, brave, sometimes soiled, always full of heart, each of these stories has the feel of some wondrous treasure being offered.” —William Lychack, author of The Architect of Flowers
“In these stories, Jeffrey Condran deliberately addresses the tensions and promise of our post-9/11 world with courage, intelligence, and empathy. His characters are often world-weary, but they remain open to the possibilities of love, connection, or even transformative ruin. Condran writes in a voice that radiates self-assurance and knowledge of the hopes and regrets that unite us all. This is a powerful collection.” —Caitlin Horrocks, author of This is Not Your City
Department of English