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 Quarterly, American Short Fiction, Ploughshares, Frieze, Porter House Review, and elsewhere. His collection of stories Valleyesque is forthcoming May 2022. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Visit him online at thewriterflores.com.

Alison Bechdel

Visiting Creative Nonfiction Writer, Summer 2016

Liara Tamani

Visiting Alumnx Fiction Writer, Winter 2019

Emily Bernard

Visiting Writer, Winter 2020

Jenny Offill

Visiting Fiction Writer, Summer 2020

Emily Raboteau

Visiting Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Writer, Summer 2017

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Visiting Fiction Writer, Summer 2019