Francisco Goldman in Houston

The acclaimed writer of fiction and non-fiction, Francisco Goldman, will be in town tomorrow evening reading from his new non-fiction book, The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop?. He will read at 7pm at the Barnes and Noble at the corner of Westheimer and Voss on the westside.

Francisco Goldman's first novel,
The Long Night of White Chickens, was awarded the Sue Kaufman Prize for first fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The Ordinary Seaman, his second novel, was a finalist for the International IMPAC-Dublin Literary Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction. Both of his novels were finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award and have been translated into nine languages. He has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fellow at the New York Public Library Center for Scholars and Writers, and he is currently Allan K. Smith Professor of English at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. His fiction and journalism have appeared in the New Yorker, Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, The New York Review of Books, Outside, and many other publications. He lives in New York City and Mexico City.

For more info on Goldman, there is an article from the LA Times here and an interview on Democracy Now! about his most recent book and the Bishop Gerardi murder.

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