Brando Skyhorse

Author • Speaker • Educator

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My Name Is Iris

My Name Is Iris is an all-too-possible story about family, intolerance, and hope, offering a brilliant and timely look at one woman’s journey to discover who she can’t—and can—be.

Meet Brando Skyhorse

Brando Skyhorse is the award winning author of The Madonnas of Echo ParkTake This Man: A Memoir, and has co-edited an anthology, We Wear The Mask: 15 True Stories Of Passing in America. He is an Associate Professor at Indiana University in Bloomington where he teaches at IU’s Creative Writing MFA program.

Brando Skyhorse

Invite Brando Skyhorse to Speak

Skyhorse is available for speaking engagements and college Common Reading/First Year Experience visits. To arrange a speaking engagement, contact Dawn Stuart at Books in Common.


View Brando’s published books, get to know them, and order them to read.

The Madonnas of Echo Park book cover
Take This Man book cover
We wear the mask book cover