Fiction Reading with Lysley Tenorio
UIndy Hall A, Schwitzer Student Center
And via Zoom
2020 New American Voices Award
“With its cast of unforgettable characters and delightful prose, Tenorio has delivered a near-perfect novel.”
– Chika Unigwe, Judge’s Citation
Lysley Tenorio is the author of the novel The Son of Good Fortune and the story collection Monstress, which was 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, the Edmund White Award, and the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Zoetrope: All-Story, and Ploughshares, and have been adapted for the stage by The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and the Ma-Yi Theater in New York City. Born in the Philippines, he lives in San Francisco, and is a professor at Saint Mary’s College of California.