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Contact Info

John Brandon
651 523-2047
1500 Englewood, CWP 2
Hamline University MS-A1730
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

John Brandon

Assistant Professor

Contact Info

John Brandon
651 523-2047
1500 Englewood, CWP 2
Hamline University MS-A1730
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

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




Faculty Accomplishments