“Science fiction” is Tenorio's debut album, a true breakbeat lover. Inside his very real though invented world, Tenorio is a lion, left in a steel bubble. Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Gaming & more at everyday low prices. Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Fantasy & Magic, Science Fiction, Spine-Chilling Horror & more at everyday low prices. In each of these eight stories, Tenorio cultivates a plainspoken (but not blunt) Visionary speculative stories that will change the way readers see. She really enjoys analyzing science fiction/fantasy movies, television shows, and comics, and was a peer facilitator for Nancy's class, "A History of. Monstress stands as a landmark of American multicultural short fiction. Lysley Tenorio's tales are framed by tense, fascinating dichotomies: tenderness and. His stories have appeared in the Atlantic, Zoetrope: All-Story, and Ploughshares, and have been adapted for the stage by The American Conservatory Theater in. The debut novel from Lysley Tenorio, The Son of Good Fortune, is a tale of this struggle, one that is unique in its relatability. Share this Article. Register for a cocktail hour literary seminar with SMC MFA fiction Professor Lysley Tenorio with guest author Anthony Doerr. Tenorio's mordant and moving debut novel (after the collection Monstress) follows the travails of an undocumented Filipino immigrant mother.