Oscar Casares

Oscar Casares (Fiction) is the author of the collection Brownsville, and the novel Amigoland, both published by Little, Brown.  A graduate of the Writers Workshop of the University of Iowa and recipient of fellowship support from the National Endowment for the Arts, his short fiction has appeared in The Iowa Review, Colorado Review, Northwest Review, and Threepenny Review. He is also a regularly contributing essayist for Texas Monthly magazine.  He is director of the Creative Writing program in the Department of English.