Francisco Goldman is an American novelist, journalist, and Allen K. Smith Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at Trinity College. He has published four novels and one book of non-fiction. His most recent book is Say Her Name. His books have been published in 16 languages. The Long Night of White Chickens won the American Academy’s Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction; his other novels have been finalists for several prizes, including The Pen/Faulkner and The International IMPAC Dublin literary award. The Art of Political Murder won The Index on Censorship T.R. Fyvel Book Award and The WOLA/Duke human rights book award. In France Say Her Name won the 2011 Prix Femina Etranger. A new book, The Interior Circuit – Two Summers in Mexico City, will be published in July, 2014. Francisco Goldman has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Cullman Center Fellow at the NY Public Library, and a 2010 Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. He has written for The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, Harper's and other publications. He lives in Mexico City and Brooklyn, NY; teaches creative writing and literature at Trinity College; and directs the Aura Estrada Prize.