Lynne Sharon Schwartz

New York, NY 10025

Author's Bio

Recent books: Two-Part Inventions (novel); See You in the Dark (poetry); The Writing on the Wall (novel); Not Now, Voyager (memoir); earlier novels: Rough Strife, Balancing Acts, Leaving Brooklyn, The Fatigue Artist, In the Family Way; Disturbances in the Field. Story collections: Acquainted With the Night; The Melting Pot; Referred Pain. Poems: In Solitary. Translations from Italian: Smoke Over Birkenau, by Liana Millu; A Place to Live: Selected Essays of Natalia Ginzburg. I teach at the Bennington Writing Seminars and in Columbia University's MFA program. Website:

Publications and Prizes

Prizes Won: 
Guggenheim Fellowship; NEA Fellowships in Fiction and Translation; NYS Foundation for the Arts Fellowship; PEN Renato Poggioli Award for Translation, Pushcart Prizes, etc.

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What I'm Reading Now: 
Open City by Teju Cole

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Last updated: Jun 22, 2013