Writer Brandon R. Schrand will read from his award- winning memoir The Enders Hotel at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 16 in Kimbrough 101. 

Schrand is the 2007 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize winner and a summer 2008 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Dallas Morning News, The Utne Reader, Tin House, Shenandoah, The Missouri Review, Columbia, Colorado Review, Green Mountains Review, River Teeth, Ecotone, Oklahoma Review, Isotope, and numerous other publications.

Schrand also  has won the Wallace Stegner Prize, the 2006 Willard R. Espy Award, the Pushcart Prize, two Pushcart Prize Special Mentions, and has had work listed as Notable Essays in both the Best American Essays 2007 and 2008. A two-time grant recipient of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies,

Currently, Schrand lives in Moscow, Idaho with his wife and two children where he coordinates the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Idaho.