Torres will be on the Virginia Commonwealth University campus Nov. 8 for a reading, book signing, Q&A and sessions with students.
The following week, on Monday, Nov. 12 at powerHouse Arena in DUMBO,
Brooklyn, the National Book Foundation will kick off National Book
Awards Week with a party for this year's 5 Under 35 authors.
Host for the evening will be musician Neko Case, with poet and photographer Thomas Sayers Ellis as DJ. Author Anya Ulinich, a 2007 5 Under 35 Honoree, will moderate a conversation between the young writers. Musician and author Alina Simone will interview all of the authors at the event, to be shared in clips on the foundation's website.The 5 Under 35 program, now in its seventh year, honors five young
fiction writers selected by past National Book Award Winners and