Lysley Tenorio’s stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Zoetrope: All-Story, Ploughshares, Manoa, and The Best New American Voices and Pushcart Prize anthologies. A Whiting Writer’s Award winner and a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, he has received fellowships from the University of Wisconsin, Phillips Exeter Academy, Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Born in the Philippines, he lives in San Francisco, and is an associate professor at Saint Mary’s College of California.
He is currently working on a novel.
- Pushcart Prize
- The Nelson Algren Award
- NEA Fellowship 
- Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University
- 2008 Whiting Writers' Award
- 2013 Edmund White Award 
- 2014 The Paris Review Writer-In-Residence at The Standard Hotel 
- "Help", Ploughshares, Fall 2000 [dead link]
- "Monstress", The Atlantic, June 2003
- "L'Amour, CA", The Atlantic, August 2011
- The View from Culion: Stories, University of Oregon, 1998
- Charles Baxter, John Kulka, Natalie Danford, eds. (2001). Best New American voices 2001. Harcourt. ISBN 978-0-15-601065-8.
- Barbara Kingsolver, Katrina Kenison, eds. (2001). The Best American Short Stories. Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 978-0-395-92688-8.
- Jessica Hagedorn, ed. (2013). Manila Noir. Akashic Books. ISBN 978-1-61775-160-8.
- National Endowment For The Arts: Writers' Corner - Lysley Tenorio
- "Going for the Silver". Gay City News, May 8, 2013.
- "Writer's NYC Retreat". The Wall Street Journal, November 28, 2013.