Author photo. Sergio Troncoso at his Fiction Workshop for the Yale Writers' Conference in New Haven, Connecticut.

Sergio Troncoso at his Fiction Workshop for the Yale Writers' Conference in New Haven, Connecticut.

Sergio Troncoso

Author of The Last Tortilla & Other Stories

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Sergio Troncoso, the son of Mexican immigrants, was born and grew up in the unincorporated neighborhood or colonia of Ysleta on the outskirts of El Paso, Texas. Troncoso graduated from Harvard College, and studied international relations and philosophy at Yale University. He won a Fulbright scholarship to Mexico, where he studied economics, politics, and literature. He was inducted into the Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s Alumni Hall of Fame and the Texas Institute of Letters. Currently he is an instructor at the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and a resident faculty member of the Yale Writers’ Conference in New Haven, Connecticut.

Troncoso is the author of five books: The Last Tortilla and Other Stories, Crossing Borders: Personal Essays, and the novels The Nature of Truth and From This Wicked Patch of Dust. He co-edited Our Lost Border: Essays on Life Amid the Narco-Violence.
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