Bryan Washington

Lance Cleland

Bryan Washington is a writer from Houston. He’s also a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 winner, a New York Public Library Young Lions Award recipient, an Ernest J. Gaines Award recipient, an International Dylan Thomas Prize recipient, a Lambda Literary Award recipient, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Fiction award, the James Tait Black Prize, the Joyce Carol Oates Prize, a PEN/Robert W. Bingham prize finalist, a National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize finalist, the recipient of an O. Henry Award, and was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30. He was a columnist for the New York Times Magazine. His third, and most recent, book is Family Meal.