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Creative Writing Program Visiting Writers Series: Author Lysley Tenorio

October 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Author Lysley Tenorio will discuss and read from his collection, MONSTRESS, and his novel, THE SON OF GOOD FORTUNE, followed by a Q&A with the audience.

This event will be both in-person and livestreamed at:

Lysley Tenorio is the author of the novel “The Son of Good Fortune”, winner of the New American Voices Award, and the story collection “Monstress”, named a book of the year by the San Francisco Chronicle. He is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a Whiting Award, a Stegner fellowship, and the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as residencies from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Bogliasco Foundation. His work has appeared in the Atlantic, Zoetrope: All-Story, and The New York Times, and has been adapted for the stage by The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and the Ma-Yi Theater in New York City. He was a 2021 finalist for the Joyce Carol Oates Prize and is a 2021-22 Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University. He is a professor at Saint Mary’s College of California.