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.

Patrick Madden

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF/hybrid forms]

Connie May Fowler

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

Fernando A. Flores

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]

Tarfia Faizullah

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]

Leslie Ullman

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]

Michael Croley

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction]