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KYLE — Daniel Orozco, whose well-received short stories have been included in “The Best American Short Stories” and “The Pushcart Prize Anthology,” will read from his works at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center.

Orozco will also host a reading and book-signing at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Alkek Library on the Texas State University campus in San Marcos. Both events are free.

In 2011, MacMillan published a collection of his short stories, “Orientation: And Other Stories.”

Currently a creative writing professor at the University of Idaho, Orozco won a 2006 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and was a recipient of a 2011 Whiting Writers Award for emerging writers. His work has appeared in “McSweeney’s,” “Harper’s Magazine,” “StoryQuarterly” and “Zoetrope.”

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