Writer Robert Lopez Joins MFA Faculty

Robert Lopez
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The Solstice Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program of Pine Manor College is pleased to announce its new faculty member, multi-genre writer Robert Lopez. Mr. Lopez will teach a fiction workshop and a craft class as part of the Program’s summer 2011 residency.

Robert Lopez is the author of Asunder, a collection of short fiction; and two novels, Part of the World and Kamby Bolongo Mean River, named one of 25 important books of the decade by HTML Giant. His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in dozens of publications, including Bomb, The Threepenny Review, The Mississippi Review, New England Review, and the Norton Anthology of Sudden Fiction – Latino. He has taught at The New School, Pratt Institute, and Columbia University, and was a fellow in fiction for the New York Foundation for the Arts, as well as visiting writer at the Vermont Studio Center. He lives in Brooklyn, New York and edits No News Today, a running anthology of newsworthy nonfiction.