Brian Malloy

Brian Malloy is the author of novels The Year of Ice (St. Martin's Press), Brendan Wolf (St. Martin's Press), After Francesco (Kensington), and the young adult novel Twelve Long Months (Scholastic). His novels have been a 2002 New York Times New and Notable title, an Oprah Daily pick for best of 2022, a 2021 Women's National Book Association Great Group Reads selection, and a 2009 Book Sense Pick. Honors include the Minnesota Book Award, the American Library Association's Alex Award, and the Bloomsday Award for Irish American Literature. He has taught/teaches creative writing at Emerson College (Boston), the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), and numerous arts organizations, and was awarded the Loft Literary Center/Madeline Island School of the Arts (MISA) Excellence in Teaching Fellowship based on student evaluations of his classes.