The Wall Street Journal reported on the latest recognition for Saint Mary's English Professor Lysley Tenorio. The author of Monstress, an award-winning collection of short stories, Tenorio is the recipient of a new writer-in-residency program offered through The Standard, an upscale boutique hotel chain with locations in Los Angeles, Miami and New York.
Tenorio will receive a gift of time to focus on his writing at the Standard's East Village hotel, which is located in the heart of NYC's culturally vibrant East Village neighborhood. The hotel's new writer-in-residency program provides novelists with a free three-week stay at the Standard that is valued at $10,000 and it includes amenities such as housekeeping, breakfast, turndown service and an important feature for writers, free refills on coffee. Read the Wall Street Journal story.