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/.
–From Penguin, for T.C. Boyle Stories II
T.C. Boyle's reading from November 6, 2013 is now available to view online.