Author of "Valleyesque: Stories" Fernando A. Flores

  • Recurring daily
  • Dates: October 27, 2022 to October 28, 2022
  • Times: Reading: Thursday at 7:30 pm; Q&A Friday at 11am
  • Admission: Free
  • Hollins University
    7916 Williamson Road
    Roanoke, VA 24019
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Author of “Valleyesque: Stories” Fernando A. Flores

Thursday, October 27 – Friday, October 28, 2022

Reading: Thursday, October 27, 7:30 pm, Green Drawing Room, Main Building
Q & A: Friday, October 28, 11 am, Hollins Room, Wyndham Robertson Library

Fernando Flores was born in Mexico and grew up in South Texas. His newest book, Valleyesque: Stories (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2022), has been described by The New York Times Book Review as an “exuberantly strange story collection” and as “a unique mix of magical realism and hyperrealism” by The Houston Chronicle. He is also the author of the novel Tears of the Trufflepig (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2019), which was longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and named a best book of 2019 by, and the collection Death to the Bullshit Artists of South Texas (Host Publications, 2018). His fiction has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly, American Short Fiction, Ploughshares, Frieze, Porter House Review, and elsewhere.

Sponsored by the department of English and creative writing and the Dee Hull Everist Visiting Speaker Fund.

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Author of "Valleyesque: Stories" Fernando A. Flores
  • 7916 Williamson Road
  • Roanoke, VA 24019
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  • Hollins University
  • Free
  • Recurring daily