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Francisco X. Stork was born in Monterrey, Mexico, and raised in El Paso, Texas. He studied Latin American literature at Harvard before completing a law degree at Columbia University. He is the author of four novels, including Marcelo in the Real World, which received five starred reviews, won the 2010 Schneider Family Book Award and has been translated into sixteen languages. In a starred review of his novel The Last Summer of the Death Warriors, The Horn Book raved, “Stork’s latest marks him as one of the most promising young adult authors of the new decade; it features unforgettable characters confronting the big philosophical questions in life that will resonate with readers long after book’s end.” And in a starred review of his most recent novel Irises, Publishers Weekly admired Stork’s “customary skill in creating memorable and multidimensional characters in a story that leaves lingering, contemplative questions regarding death, survival, and love.
A practicing attorney for an affordable-housing agency, Stork lives near Boston, Massachusetts with his wife.