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Elizabeth Crane Brandt

Crane is the author of two novels and four story collections, most recently, "Turf" and "The History of Great
Things." Her stories have been featured on NPR's Selected Shorts and adapted for film. Crane is a recipient of
the Chicago Public Library 21st Century Award, and Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater company has adapted her
work for stage. She teaches in the UCR-Palm Desert low-residency MFA program.