Lynne Sharon Schwartz

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet

N/A
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: Lynnesharonschwartz.com

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Not Now, Voyager (Counterpoint Press, 2007)
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Disturbances in the Field (Counterpoint Press, 2005)
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The Writing on the Wall (Counterpoint Press, 2005)
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Referred Pain (Counterpoint Press, 2004)
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In Solitary (Sheep Meadow Press, 2002)
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Face to Face (Beacon Press, 2000)
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In the Family Way (Morrow, 1999)
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The Fatigue Artist (Scribner, 1999)
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Ruined by Reading (Beacon Press, 1996)
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Leaving Brooklyn (Houghton Mifflin, 1989)
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The Melting Pot and Other Subversive Stories (Harper & Row, 1987)
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Acquainted With the Night and other Stories (Harper & Row, 1984)
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Balancing Acts (Harper & Row, 1982)
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Rough Strife (Harper & Row, 1980)
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.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Open City by Teju Cole

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Jun 22, 2013