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National Book Festival

Justin Torres’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, Glimmer Train and other publications. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he is a recipient of the Rolón United States Artist Fellowship in Literature and is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. He has worked as a farmhand, a dog-walker, a creative writing teacher and a bookseller. “We the Animals” (Houghton Mifflin) is his new novel, a semiautobiographical story of three brothers.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Justin Torres

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