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.