The Author

Francisco Cantú

 Francisco Cantu photograph
Photograph by David Taylor

Francisco Cantú is a writer, translator, and the author of The Line Becomes a River, winner of the 2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction. A former Fulbright fellow, he has been the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Whiting Award, and an Art for Justice fellowship. His writing and translations have been featured in The New Yorker, Best American Essays, Harper’s, and Guernica, as well as on This American Life. A lifelong resident of the Southwest, he now lives in Tucson, where he coordinates the Field Studies in Writing Program at the University of Arizona.

The Author’s Website:  https://franciscocantu.us/

Random House Website: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/555764/the-line-becomes-a-river-by-francisco-cantu/

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