Major Author Reading Series presents Chris Tusa
Thursday, April 24 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Hayden Hall, Room 100 - Auditorium 4513 Manhattan College Pkwy., Bronx, NY 10471
Chris Tusa was born and raised in New Orleans. He holds a B.A. in English, an M.A in English, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Florida. His debut novel, Dirty Little Angels, was published by The University of West Alabama in March of 2009. He recently received a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, and his work has appeared in Connecticut Review, Texas Review, Prairie Schooner, The New Delta Review, South Dakota Review, Southeast Review, Passages North, Spoon River, New York Quarterly, Louisiana Literature, Tar River, StorySouth, and others. Aside from teaching in the English Department at LSU, he also serves as Editor for Fiction Southeast. His debut collection of poems, Haunted Bones, was published by Louisiana Literature Press in 2006. He is currently working on his second novel, In the City of Falling Stars (a dark tragicomedy set in post-Katrina New Orleans featuring a middle-aged man who’s convinced his wife has been chosen by God to give birth to Jesus Christ) and a collection of short-short stories entitled MeanBlood.
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