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Daniel Orozco

Daniel Orozco
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Daniel Orozco’s stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Mystery Stories, The Best American Essays, and the Pushcart Prize anthology, as well as in publications such as Harper’s Magazine, Zoetrope: All-Story, McSweeney’s, Ecotone, and StoryQuarterly. He is the author of the story collection Orientation. He was awarded a 2006 NEA Fellowship in fiction, and was a finalist for a 2006 National Magazine Award in fiction. A former Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford, he teaches creative writing at the University of Idaho.

Daniel Orozco

Orientation and Other Stories

Daniel Orozco
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Breakfast's boiled egg, the overhead hum of fluorescent lights, the midmorning coffee break—daily routines keep the world running. But when people are pushed—by a coworker's taunt, a face-to-face...

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The Bridge

Daniel Orozco
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A young bridge painter is awakened from the hum of daily routine by a face-to-face encounter with a woman in free fall.

"The Bridge" is a story from Daniel Orozco's critically acclaimed collection...

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Officers Weep

Daniel Orozco
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A love affair blooms between two officers in the impartially worded pages of a police blotter.

"Officers Weep" is a story from Daniel Orozco's critically acclaimed collection Orientation,...

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Orientation: A Story

Daniel Orozco
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A new employee's first-day office tour includes descriptions of other workers' most private thoughts and actions.

"Orientation" is a story from Daniel Orozco's critically acclaimed collection...

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Temporary Stories

Daniel Orozco
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A triptych chronicling the unexpectedly epic adventures of an ordinary office temp.

"Temporary Stories" appears in Daniel Orozco's critically acclaimed collection Orientation, which...

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