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Lysley Tenorio

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sep 29

Tue, Sep 29 2020, 4:30PM - 5:30PM


Part of event series: Tuesday Talks Visiting Writers Series

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MFA in Writing

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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, as well as residencies from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Bogliasco Foundation.  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. 

Also, it's pronounced "Less-lee."   = )

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Join the MFA in Writing community for our visiting author series this Fall semester.