Profile

Fernando A. Flores was born in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and grew up in South Texas. He is the author of the collection Death to the Bullshit Artists of South Texas and the novel Tears of the Trufflepig, which was long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and named a best book of 2019 by Tor.com. His fiction has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books QuarterlyAmerican Short FictionPloughsharesFriezePorter House Review, and elsewhere. His collection of stories Valleyesque is forthcoming May 2022. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Visit him online at thewriterflores.com.

Elena Passarello

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF]

Bret Lott

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction/CNF]

Caleb Curtiss

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]

Miciah Bay Gault

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]; Novel Retreat

Patrick Madden

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF/hybrid forms]

Leslie Ullman

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]

Fernando A. Flores

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]

Harrison Candelaria Fletcher

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF]

Clint McCown

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]

Wanjikū Wa Ngūgī

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]

Betsy Sholl

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]

Richard Jackson

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]

Philip Metres

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]

Chachi Hauser

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF]

Brian Leung

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]

Clifford Thompson

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF/ hybrid forms]; Postgraduate Writers' Conference

David Wojahn

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]; Postgraduate Writers' Conference

Robin MacArthur

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]; Novel Retreat

T. Geronimo Johnson

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]

Connie May Fowler

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction/CNF]; Director, Novel Retreat

Hasanthika Sirisena

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction/CNF]

Adam McOmber

Faculty Co-chair, MFA in Writing [fiction/hybrid forms]; Editor in Chief, Hunger Mountain Review

Barbara Hurd

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF]

Nance Van Winckel

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction/poetry]

Natasha Sajé

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry/CNF]

Ellen Lesser

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]; Director, Postgraduate Writers' Conference

Samuel Kọ́láwọlé

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]

Melissa Faliveno

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF]

Sue William Silverman

Faculty Co-chair, MFA in Writing [CNF/hybrid forms]; Postgraduate Writers' Conference