Brenda Quant

Brenda Quant was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was awarded an MFA from UNO’s Creative Writing Workshop in 2015. In 2013, Quant was awarded the Malcolm Magaw Prize for Best Graduate Student Essay, the Samuel Mockbee Nonfiction Award, and the Gulf Coast Association of Creative Writing Teachers Graduate Award for Nonfiction. Her work has appeared in Fjords Review, The New Orleans Tribune, The Other Side, African American Review, Thema Literary Quarterly and other publications.

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