Sergio Troncoso writes two books that span immigrant life from the colonia of Ysleta to New York City
Sergio Troncoso, the son of Mexican immigrants, was born and grew up in the unincorporated neighborhood or colonia of Ysleta on the outskirts of El Paso, Texas. His parents built their adobe house, and the family lived with kerosene lamps and stoves and an outhouse in the backyard during their first years in Texas.
Today Troncoso lives part-time in Kent, CT and in New York City, and he is the author of four books. Two of them were published last year, and he’ll be discussing both his novel and his book of essays September 30, 2020, 7:00 PM—Kent Memorial Library, Zoom reading with book group, Kent, CT.
This visiting professor at Yale is both a novelist and an essayist, and his prize-winning work has been lauded by reviewers and readers alike, as he crosses the country giving readings.