Appearing In Memory of Stephen Tanner
Bryan Washington is a National Book Award 5 Under 35 honoree, winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence and The New York Times Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. His first book, the story collection "Lot," was a finalist for the NBCC’s John Leonard Prize, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize and the Aspen Words Literary Prize. "Lot" was a New York Times Notable Book, one of Dwight Garner’s top ten books of the year, and on best-of-the-year lists from Time, NPR, Vanity Fair, BuzzFeed and many more. He has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, BuzzFeed, Vulture, The Paris Review, McSweeney’s Quarterly, Tin House, One Story, Bon Appétit, GQ, The Awl and Catapult. His latest novel is "Memorial."