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 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.
- 2000 Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University
- 2002 The Nelson Algren Award for Short Fiction
- 2006 Pushcart Prize for "The Brothers"
- 2006 NEA Fellowship 
- 2008 Whiting Award
- 2013 Edmund White Award 
- 2014 The Paris Review Writer-In-Residence at The Standard Hotel 
- 2015 The Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize, awarded by the American Academy of Arts and Letters
- "Help", Ploughshares, Fall 2000
- "Monstress", The Atlantic, June 2003
- "Felix Starro", Zoetrope: All-Story, Summer 2009
- "L'Amour, CA", The Atlantic, August 2011
- The View from Culion: Stories, University of Oregon, 1998 (Thesis/Dissertation manuscript)
- Monstress, Ecco, 2012
- 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.