American Academy of Arts and Letters Awards Lysley Tenorio Prestigious Rome Fellowship

Lysley TenorioThe American Academy of Arts and Letters has awarded Saint Mary’s English Professor Lysley Tenorio its Rome Fellowship in Literature Prize.

American Conservatory Theater to Stage Lysley Tenorio's Monstress in 2015-16 Season

Monstress book caoverA.C.T., the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco has announced that its 2015–16 season will include a theatrical adaptation of Montress, the acclaimed collection of short stories by Saint Mary's English Professor Lysley Ter

A theater adaptation by A.C.T. of the stories in Lysley Tenorio's Monstress is under way, with even a musical adaptation of one of his pieces in the works!

A team of four writers and a composer journeys through San Francisco–based author Lysley Tenorio's quirky and moving short stories of Filipino immigration, unrealized dreams, loss of youth and place, and generational and cultural clashes.

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KPBS, San Diego Public Library Select SMC's Lysley Tenorio's Monstress for "One Book, One San Diego"

Lysley Tenorio"Monstress," the acclaimed collection of short stories by Saint Mary's English Professor Lysley Tenorio was named as the KPBS and San Diego Public Library's "2014 One Book, One San Diego" book selection.

Lysley Tenorio Is the Standard's East Village Hotel's First Writer in Residence

It has been a long time since the average struggling novelist could afford to live and work in downtown Manhattan.

Earlier this year, Lucy McIntyre, vice president of marketing for the Standard hotels, and Lorin Stein, editor of the literary magazine Paris Review, were lamenting this state of affairs—"what a fantasy it would be," Mr. Stein said, "to have the time and the means to just write in a hotel."

Professor Lysley Tenorio in San Francisco Magazine

Writers on Writers: Andrew Sean Greer Challenges Lysley Tenorio to a Meatball Skype-off.

The two writers on meatballs, martinis, and Tenorio's "Monstress."

Between Worlds with Lysley Tenorio

Fiction professor, Lysley Tenorio, interviewed by the Inquirer who recognized Monstress as one of the Top 10 books of 2012.

Monstress Named One of the Best Fiction Books of the Year by LA Public Library

The Los Angeles Public Library names professor of fiction Lysley Tenorio's Monstress one of the best fiction books of the year.


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