Justin Torres

Honoree, 2012 5 Under 35

Justin Torres was raised in upstate New York, where his novel, We the Animals, is set. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Granta, Tin House, and Glimmer Train.
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We the Animals

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ISBN 9780547576725 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Written in magical language with unforgettable images, this is a stunning exploration of the viscerally charged landscape of growing up, how deeply we are formed by our earliest bonds, and how we are ultimately propelled at escape velocity toward our futures. More about this book >

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2012 5 Under 35 Panel Discussion (part 2 of 2)


2012 5 Under 35 Panel Discussion (part 1 of 2)


Justin Torres and Jessica Hagedorn at the 2012 5 Under 35 Celebration


Justin Torres hosts the 2013 NBA Finalists Reading

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Justin Torres

Justin Torres was raised in upstate New York, where his novel, We the Animals, is set. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Granta, Tin House, and Glimmer Train. He was awarded the Truman Capote Fellowship to attend the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, a United States Artist Rolón Fellowship in Literature, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford, and is currently a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard.

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