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.

Monstress Named One of Top 20 Overlooked Books in 2012


Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program Professor Lysley Tenorio's book, Monstress was selected by Slate as one of the top 20 overlooked books you should've read for 2012.

MFA Open House and Happy Hour

Date & Time 
Thu, 01/24/2013 - 18:00 to 19:30

Please join us for an MFA Open House Happy Hour with wine, cheese, and music!

MFA Open House Happy Hour

Date & Time 
Thu, 01/24/2013 - 18:00 to 19:00
Please join us for a MFA Open House Happy Hour with wine, cheese, and music!  Have questions about the application process or the MFA program in general?  Alumni of our program will be on site to tell you about their student experience and let you know how their MFA influenced their lives after graduation.  Professors Marilyn Abildskov (creative nonfiction), Brenda Hillman (poetry), and Lysley Tenorio (fiction) will also be there to answer your questions.  

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