Lysley Tenorio

Lysley Tenorio

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Olongapo, Philippines

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Lysley Tenorio’s stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Zoetrope: All-Story, Ploughshares, Manoa, and The Best New American Voices and Pushcart Prize anthologies. A Whiting Writer’s Award winner and a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, he has received fellowships from the University of Wisconsin, Phillips Exeter Academy, Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Born in the Philippines, Lysley currently lives in San Francisco, and is an associate professor at Saint Mary’s College of California.

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“...that breath of relief that there is someone in the world, finally, who understands what hurts you.”
Lysley Tenorio, Monstress

“I think I might understand the way time works: how its passing is impossible to see but when it's gone, you feel it.”
Lysley Tenorio, Monstress

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