Antonio Ruiz-Camacho reads from “Better Latitude” (Scribner’s, 2015) which appears in his debut collection Barefoot Dogs, at the 2016 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.
Barefoot Dogs won the Jesse H. Jones Award for Best Work of Fiction, was a Kirkus Reviews, San Francisco Chronicle, Texas Observer, and PRI’s The World Best/Recommended Book of 2015, and was published in Spanish, his own translation, as Los perros descalzos.
Ruiz-Camacho’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Salon, Texas Monthly, and elsewhere. Born and raised in Toluca, Mexico, he earned his MFA from University of Texas, Austin, has been an Elisabet Ney Museum writer-in-residence, and a fellow at the JSK Journalism Program at Stanford, the Dobie Paisano Program, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and Yaddo.
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