Lysley Tenorio and Quan Barry in Conversation with Anthony Doerr

  • August 4, 2020

The authors will chat (virtually) on Fri., Aug. 7th, at 7 p.m. (EDT)!

Lysley Tenorio and Quan Barry in Conversation with Anthony Doerr

Lysley Tenorio is the author of the novel The Son of Good Fortune and the story collection Monstress. He is the recipient of an NEA fellowship, a Whiting Award, a Stegner fellowship, and the Rome Prize. 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. 

Quan Barry is the author of the novels We Ride Upon Sticks and She Weeps Each Time You're Born, and four collections of poetry; her third book, Water Puppets, won the AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry and was a PEN/Open Book finalist. She has received NEA Fellowships in both fiction and poetry, and her work has appeared in such publications as Ms. and the New Yorker. Barry lives in Wisconsin.

Anthony Doerr is the author of the story collections The Shell Collector and Memory Wall, the memoir Four Seasons in Rome, and the novels About Grace and All the Light We Cannot See, which was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. He has received the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an NEA Fellowship.

From 1999-2000, Tenorio, Barry, and Doerr were fellows at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and shared an office.

This talk is hosted by Books Are Magic in Brooklyn and will be broadcast live via Zoom. Register to attend here.

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