Justin Torres
Fiction Writer
Iowa City, IA
2009 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by Rosalba Rolón.

Justin Torres is a novelist and short-fiction writer. His work has been featured in publications such as Granta, The Louisville Review, Gulf Coast, The Greensboro Review, and Tin House. Torres was recently featured on National Public Radio’s Book Tour: Stories from Two Bright New Literary Voices. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, his work offers a moving exploration into the viscerally charged landscape of coming of age in a bi-cultural family.

Portrait photo courtesy Graham Plumb.
  • Artwork by Justin Torres
    Justin Torres reading from Granta at McNally Jackson Bookstore, NYC, 2009; photo courtesy Graham Plumb
Artwork by Justin Torres