Brando Skyhorse

Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing


Brando Skyhorse is a Visiting Writer at Wesleyan. His debut novel, The Madonnas of Echo Park, received the 2011 PEN/Hemingway Award and the Sue Kaufman Award for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has been awarded fellowships at Ucross; Can Serrat, Spain; and was the 2014-2015 Jenny McKean Moore Writer-In-Washington at George Washington University. His latest book, Take This Man: A Memoir, is out now in paperback.


Creative Writing: The Craft of Plot