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Daniel Orozco

Daniel Orozco

Associate Professor

Brink 220
Mailing Address
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102
Daniel Orozco
  • MFA, University of Washington, 1994
  • BA, Stanford University, 1979
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Daniel Orozco's work has appeared in Harper's Magazine, McSweeney's,Zoetrope: All Story, Ecotone, and others.  He is the author of "Orientation and Other Stories" (Faber and Faber).  He is currently at work on a novel.

  • Fiction Writing
  • The Short Story
  • Writing Pedagogy

  • Orientation and Other Stories.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.  2011.

  • William Saroyan International Prize for Writing.  For Orientation and Other Stories.  2012.
  • Whiting Writers' Award.  Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation.  2011.
  • Literature Fellowship in Fiction.  Idaho Commission on the Arts.  2007.
  • Best American Essays 2007.  For “Shakers,” selected by Robert Atwan and David Foster Wallace, and reprinted in Best American Essays 2007.
  • National Magazine Award Finalist for Fiction.  For "Somoza's Dream."  2006.
  • Literature Fellowship in Prose.  National Endowment for the Arts.  2006.
  • Best American Mystery Stories 2005.  For “Officers Weep,” selected by Otto Penzler and Joyce Carol Oates, and reprinted in Best American Mystery Stories 2005.
  • Pushcart Prize 1997.  For “The Bridge,” selected by Bill Henderson and reprinted in The 1997 Pushcart Prize XXI: Best of the Small Presses.
  • Best American Short Stories 1995.  For “Orientation,” selected by Katrina Kenison and Jane Smiley, and reprinted in Best American Short Stories 1995.

English Department

Physical Address:
200 Brink Hall

Mailing Address:
English Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

Phone: (208) 885-6156

Fax: (208) 885-5944


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