‘Lynne Tillman has always been a hero of mine.’ – Jonathan Safran Foer
‘A beautiful meditation on photography.’ – Colm Tóibín
‘A powerful disquisition on memory, media and melancholia.’ – Tom McCarthy
About the Author
Lynne Tillman writes novels, short stories, essays, and criticism. Her novel No Lease on Life was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction, and her essay collection What Would Lynne Tillman Do? a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. She frequently writes fiction and essays for artists' books and museum catalogues, most recently for Raymond Pettibon, Joan Jonas, Cindy Sherman, and Carroll Dunham. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Grant for Arts Writing, and is a Professor/Writer-in-Residence in the English Department at the University of Albany. In 2021, a selected collection of Tillman's short stories will appear from Soft Skull Press, and a new collection of art essays published by David Zwirner Books. She lives in Manhattan with the bass player David Hofstra.