TITLE: Justin Torres: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Justin Torres
EVENT DATE: 2012/09/23
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 45 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Justin Torres appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: 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 Rolon 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" is his new novel, a semiautobiographical story of three brothers.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012