Derek Palacio

Derek Palacio


Derek Palacio’s debut novel, The Mortifications, was published by Tim Duggan Books in 2016. He is the co-director, with Claire Vaye Watkins, of the Mojave School, a free creative writing workshop for teenagers in rural Nevada. Palacio is a faculty member of the Institute of American Indian Arts MFA program.

Photo Credit: Dan Hillard

Buy Palacio’s latest book, The Mortifications

Events with Derek Palacio

Cuban Dreams/Cuban Histories

04 May 2017
6:30 pm-8:00 pm
American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024, Take the B (weekdays only) or C to 81st Street. Two blocks west of the Museum, the 1 train stops at Broadway and West 79th Street.