Apr 2012, Sergio Troncoso in El Paso

by luischaparro on February 1, 2013

Sergio TroncosoIn April 2012 native writer Sergio Troncoso gave reading of his latest works. The event was held at the Clardy Fox Branch of the El Paso Public Library in Central El Paso.  Before a capacity of more than 100 persons Troncoso read from his latest work, The last Tortilla and Other Stories.

Sergio Troncoso was born, raised and educated in the Ysleta area of our city and is a graduate of Ysleta High School, Harvard College, and Yale University.

He currently resides in Manhattan, N.Y. but visits El Paso as often as he can.  Mr. Troncoso is author of four nationally acclaimed books. He has won numerous regional and national awards. On April 14, 2012, he was inducted to the prestigious Texas Institute of Letters. Most recently he was awarded the 2013 BRLA Book Award and was in El Paso the week of February 20 to receive it.

Sergio will be back in El Paso in November, 2013 for a community-wide reading event featuring his book This Wicked Patch of Dust.

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