jbrandon01@gw.hamline.edu
John Brandon

Contact Info

John Brandon
jbrandon01@hamline.edu
(651) 523-2047
1500 Englewood, CWP > 2

John Brandon

Associate Professor - Creative Writing

Contact Info

John Brandon
jbrandon01@hamline.edu
(651) 523-2047
1500 Englewood, CWP > 2

Biography

John Brandon is the author of three novels, Arkansas, Citrus County, and A Million Heavens, and a new short story collection, Further Joy, all with McSweeney's. His shorter work has appeared in Oxford American, The Believer, ESPN the Magazine, GQ, McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, The New York Times Magazine, and numerous university journals. For two seasons, he wrote about college football for Grantland.com.

He holds an undergraduate degree from University of Florida and an MFA from Washington University in St. Louis. He's recently spent time as the Grisham Fellow in Creative Writing at University of Mississippi, and as the Tickner Writing Fellow at Gilman School, in Baltimore, and is the recipient of a Sustainable Arts Fellowship.

Publications

Further Joy
McSweeney's, 2014

A Million Heavens
McSweeney's, 2012

Citrus County
McSweeney's, 2010

Arkansas
McSweeney's, 2008