Lynne Sharon Schwartz
Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s 25 books include the novels Disturbances in the Field, Leaving Brooklyn, nominated for a PEN/Faulkner Award, and Rough Strife, nominated for a National Book Award. Her third poetry collection, No Way Out But Through, came out in 2017 from the University of Pittsburgh Press Poetry Series. Her most recent book is Crossing Borders, an anthology she edited of stories and essays on the theme of translation. She also has published story collections, non-fiction, and translations from Italian. She edited The Emergence of Memory, an anthology of interviews with and essays on W.G. Sebald. She has received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Foundation for the Arts. She has taught at many colleges and universities here and abroad, and presently teaches at the Bennington College Writing Seminars and the Columbia University School of the Arts.