ASPEN SUMMER WORDS 2012, JUNE 17-22 Literary Festival Speakers
Photo: Mathieu Bourgois
Francisco Goldman teaches creative writing and literature at Trinity College. He has published four novels and one book of nonfiction. His book The Long Night of White Chickens won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; his other novels have been finalists for several prizes, including the Pen/Faulkner and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. His book The Art of Political Murder won the Index on Censorship T.R. Fyvel Book Award, the WOLA/Duke Human Rights Book Award, and was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Non-fiction, and the Warwick Prize for Writing. Goldman has been a Guggenheim Fellow, and has written for The New Yorker,The New York Times Magazine, Harper's and many other publications. His latest novel Say Her Name, was published in April 2011. Francisco divides his time between Brooklyn, New York and Mexico City.