Individual Author Record
Grandbois has lived in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Grandbois holds a MFA in fiction from Bennington college and a PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Denver. He is currently a professor of Creative Writing and Contemporary Literature at California State University in Sacramento. He is the author of the short story collection A Single, Straight Line and has translated San Juan: Ciudad Soñada by Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá for the University of Wisconsin Press, to be published in 2007. His scholarly articles have appeared in such prestigious journals as the Writer’s Chronicle and the journal Cervantes. Grandbois has lived in Denver, San Francisco, Chicago, Malaga, and Barcelona. He currently resides in Boulder, Colorado.
- The Gravedigger, Chronicle Books , 2007
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Chronicle Books. 2007
"Reminiscent of the work of Luis Alberto Urrea and Gabriel Garc a M rquez (Booklist), this enchanting first novel now in paperback was an Original Voices feature at Borders and a Discover Great New Writers selection at Barnes & Noble. Juan Rodrigo, a gravedigger in a small Andalusian village, hears the voices of the dead and tells their stories to the living a job that turns out to have both rewards and dangers in a magical place where spirits and people coexist harmoniously, and where readers will linger with delight.