New York Times Book Review: “Quade has created a world bristling with compassion and humanity.”
USA Today:“Quade is masterful.”
The Guardian: “A propulsive, immersive story that reckons wisely with the real cost of redemption.”
Lannan Foundation awards fellowship to Kirstin Valdez Quade.
The Five Wounds wins the Center for Fiction’s 2021 First Novel Prize.
The Five Wounds is one of Oprah Magazine’s Most Anticipated Books of 2021
Publishers Weekly Starred Review: “Quade’s rendering of a singular community is pitch perfect.”
Kirkus Starred Review: “With beautifully layered relationships and an honest yet profoundly empathetic picture of a rural community…this novel is a brilliant meditation on love and redemption.”
New York Times Book Review:“Legitimate masterpieces.”