The Names and Faces of People

I’m excited to receive this copy of my cousin, Vic. Groyon Jr.’s book of collected stories, entitled The Names and Faces of People. It’s compiled by his son, Vicente Garcia Groyon iii, the novelist and filmmaker.

I remember, when I was a kid, my parents receiving a copy of (I think) the Free Press magazine from the Philippines. In it was a story by my cousin–the first inkling I had that there were writers in my family. I can’t remember the title of the story–just that it was gritty and disturbing. I’m glad to finally get a closer look some of his other work.

And here is an Iowa Writer’s Workshop interview with his son, Vicente Garcia Groyon, visiting in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana: