Francisco Goldman is an American novelist, journalist, and Allen K. Smith Professor of Literature and Creative Writing, Trinity College. Goldman is also known as Francisco Goldman Molina, “Frank” and “Paco”. Francisco Goldman was awarded the Mary Ellen von der Heyden fellowship for Fiction, and has been a Guggenheim Fellow, and a 2010 Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. He has written for The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s and many other publications. He divides his time between Brooklyn and Mexico City, teaches creative writing and literature at Trinity College, and directs the Aura Estrada Prize.