Manuel Gonzales

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Fiction

Manuel Gonzales is the author of The Miniature Wife and Other Stories, which won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and the John Gardner Prize for Fiction, and the novel, The Regional Office is Under Attack!

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Biography

Gonzales is the author of The Miniature Wife and Other Stories, which won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and the John Gardner Prize for Fiction, and the novel, The Regional Office is Under Attack! A graduate of the Columbia University Creative Writing Program, he teaches writing at the University of Kentucky and the Institute of American Indian Arts. He has published fiction and nonfiction in Open CityFenceOne StoryEsquireMcSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, and The Believer. Gonzales lives in Kentucky with his wife and two children. He joins the Bennington faculty in Fall 2018 and is also a core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars.

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