Lynne Tillman writes novels, short stories, and nonfiction. Her novel NO LEASE ON LIFE was a Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award (1998), and her essay collection WHAT WOULD LYNNE TILLMAN DO? a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. Her sixth novel, MEN AND APPARITIONS, was published by Soft Skull March 13 (2018). Tillman’s stories and essays appear frequently in artists’ books and museum catalogues, including, most recently, those of Raymond Pettibon, Joan Jonas, Cindy Sherman, and Carroll Dunham. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation grant for arts writing, and is a Professor/Writer in Residence at The University at Albany. She also teaches in New York City’s School of Visual Arts, in its Art Criticism and Writing MFA Program. She lives in Manhattan with bass player David Hofstra.
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