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I have a bachelor's degree in French language and literature from Georgetown University and a creative writing MFA from Indiana University. I teach for Northwestern University's graduate writing program and for the low-residency MFA program at Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. My books are Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry (Univ. of Mass. Press 2010, Bloomsbury 2013), winner of the Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction 2009; and Little Known Facts (Bloomsbury 2013). Stories have been published in Best American Short Stories, PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, Southern Review, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, New England Review, Southern Review, The Literary Review, and a number of other journals. I live in Evanston, IL.
Tony Trigilio's books include, most recently, the poetry collections White Noise (Apostrophe Books) and Historic Diary (BlazeVOX Books). He also is the author of the critical monographs Allen Ginsberg’s Buddhist Poetics (Southern Illinois University Press) and “Strange Prophecies Anew” (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press). He co-edited the anthology Visions and Divisions: American Immigration Literature, 1870-1930 (Rutgers University Press). He directs the program in Creative Writing/Poetry at Columbia College Chicago and is a co-founder and co-editor of Court Green.