On Thursday, March 3, novelist Lynne Tillman performed a reading of her new essayistic story, Drawing from a Translation Artist, which appears in the Drawing Papers edition published in conjunction with Drawn from Photography. She also read from her forthcoming collection of stories, Someday This Will Be Funny.
Lynne Tillman’s most recent novel, American Genius, A Comedy, was published by Soft Skull Press. Other novels include Cast in Doubt and No Lease On Life, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction. Her nonfiction books include an essay collection, The Broad Picture, and The Velvet Years: Warhol’s Factory 1965-67, based on Stephen Shore’s photographs. Her story collections include This Is Not It, 23 fictions written in response to the work of 22 contemporary artists. Tillman’s fiction and criticism appear in Black Clock, Bomb, Tin House, McSweeney’s, Artforum, Frieze, Bookforum, Art in America, Aperture, and The New York Times Book Review. She is the fiction editor of Fence magazine. In 2006 Tillman was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. This April, a new collection of her stories, Someday This Will Be Funny, will be published by Richard Nash’s Red Lemonade Press.2011mar8_Lynne_Tillman