November 12, 2014
Stedman Gallery, Fine Arts Building
Justin Torres will conduct a fiction workshop from 3:00-4:30 pm in the Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge.
Justin Torres has published short fiction in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Granta, Tin House, The Washington Post, and other publications, as well as non-fiction pieces in publications like The Guardian and The Advocate. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and is currently a fellow at the NYPL’s Cullman Center. His debut novel, We the Animals, was a national bestseller and has been translated into fifteen languages.
Gina Apostol’s third novel, Gun Dealers’ Daughter, won the PEN/Open Book Award and was shortlisted for the Saroyan International Prize. She is a two-time winner of the Philippine National Book Award for her first two novels, Bibliolepsy and The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata.She has received fellowships from Civitella Ranieri, Phillips Exeter Academy’s George Bennett Fellowship, and Hawthornden Castle. Her stories and essays have appeared in Massachusetts Review, Gettysburg Review, Charlie Chan is Dead, Volume 2, the New York Times, the LA Review of Books, Foreign Policy, and other venues. She is working on a fourth novel, William McKinley’s World, set in 1901 in Balangiga and Tacloban during the Filipino-American war.