Gulf Coast Presents: An Evening with Justin Torres

February 16 2024

Lawndale Art Center
4912 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
07 00 pm

7 PM CDT - Gulf Coast Reading Series event featuring National Book Award Winner Justin Torres.

Join us for this installment of the the 2023–2024 Gulf Coast Reading Series at Lawndale Art Center!

Please join us on February 16th at 7pm (doors open at 6:30)

This event is produced in partnership with Lawndale Art Center.

Justin Torres is the author of the National Book Award winning novel Blackouts. His debut novel, We the Animals, won the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, was translated into fifteen languages, and was adapted into a feature film. He was named a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35,” a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and a Cullman Center Fellow at the New York Public Library. His short fiction and essays have appeared in The New YorkerHarper’sGrantaTin HouseThe Washington Post, LA Times Image Magazine, and Best American Essays. He lives in Los Angeles, and teaches at UCLA.

Rosa Boshier González is a writer and editor from Los Angeles. Her fiction, essays, and art criticism appear in Guernica, Catapult, Literary Hub, The New York Times, Artforum, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Believer, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among others. She serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Gulf Coast Journal.