T.C. Boyle, Writer in Residence
Each semester, the Department of English’s Writer in Residence T.C. Boyle, author of numerous novels and short story collections, including Stories II, San Miguel, The Tortilla Curtain and World’s End, appears at on-campus readings open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the public.
Boyle, who received his M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa, has won numerous awards and prizes, including the PEN/Faulkner Award (for 1988’s World’s End) and the National Magazine Award (in 2007 for his short story "Wild Child"). He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2009.
His website can be found at http://www.tcboyle.com/.
"Few authors write with such sheer love of story and language as T.C. Boyle, and that is nowhere more evident than in his inventive, wickedly funny, and always entertaining short stories. By turns mythic and realistic, farcical and tragic, ironic and moving, Boyle’s stories have mapped a wide range of human emotions."
–From Penguin, for T.C. Boyle Stories II
Fall 2014 Reading and Talk
October 23, 2014
Doheny Memorial Library 240
T.C. Boyle's reading from November 6, 2013 is now available to view online.
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