About

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Bryan Washington is a writer from Houston. His fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times Style Magazine, BuzzFeed, the BBC, VultureThe Paris ReviewBoston Review, The Cut, Tin House, One Story, Bon AppétitMUNCHIESAmerican Short Fiction, GQ, FADER, The Awl, The Believer, Hazlitt, and Catapult, where he wrote a column called “Bayou Diaries”. He’s also a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 winner, an Ernest J. Gaines Award recipient, a PEN/Robert W. Bingham prize finalist, a National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize finalist, and the recipient of an O. Henry Award.

His first novel, Memorial, drops on October 6th. You can pre-order it here, or from your local indie. His first book, Lot, was pubbed by Riverhead.