Daniel J. Borzutzky, American writer, educator. Nominee, Puschart Prize for Fiction, 1999, Literature Award, Illinois Arts Council. Volunteer teacher of English as a second language Marjorie Kovler Center for the Treatment of Survivors of Torture, Chicago, 2003—2004.
Borzutzky, Daniel J. was born on May 19, 1974 in Pittsburgh. Son of Carlos A. and Silvia Borzutzky.
Master of Fine Arts in Writing, Art Institute Chicago, 1998—2000.
Professor, liberal arts Art Institute Chicago, since 2000. Professor, writing University Chicago, Graham School, since 2003. Freelance Spanish-English translator, Chicago, 2003—2004.
In the tradition of Ben Marcus, Matthew Derby, and David Ohle, Daniel Borzutzky's fictions mine the fables that comprise our understanding of ourselves: the tales that are woven up so intricately with us we cannot tell where we begin and our histories end.
Author: (collection of poetry) Arbitrary Tales, 2004.
Volunteer teacher of English as a second language Marjorie Kovler Center for the Treatment of Survivors of Torture, Chicago, 2003—2004.