Brian Malloy

Brian Malloy's novels are The Year of Ice (St. Martin's Press), Brendan Wolf (St. Martin's Press), and the young-adult novel Twelve Long Months (Scholastic). His books have been a Book Sense pick, a New York Times "New and Notable" title, and a Booklist editors' choice. His new novel, After Francesco, is forthcoming from Kensington Books in 2021.

Honors include a 2019 Minnesota State Arts Board artist initiative grant, a 2017 Loft Excellence in Teaching Fellowship, a 2009 Minnesota Book Award, and a 2003 American Library Association Alex Award.

His nonfiction has appeared in Out, The Readerville Journal, in the Lambda Literary Award-winning anthology The Man I Might Become (Marlowe & Co.), and Artists in the Attic (Beard Press).

Brian teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Minnesota, Hamline University, and The Loft Literary Center, and has served as a visiting writer at Emerson College (Boston), Minnesota Correctional Facility - Lino Lakes, JustUs Health, Quatrefoil Library, and Our Saviour's Transitional Housing and Shelter (Minneapolis). He holds an MFA in Fiction from the University of Minnesota. Visit