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Podcast | Lynne Tillman

Lynne Tillman

‘In a sense we are always haunted by our past and what psychoanalysis is, for me, is not about cure but about understanding those ghosts.’

Lynne Tillman on her books Weird Fucks and Haunted Houses.

Lynne Tillman

Lynne Tillman writes novels, stories and essays. Her most recent novels are Men and Apparitions (2020), the novella Weird Fucks, and Motion Sickness, all with Peninsula Press. In 2023, her book-length autobiographical essay, Mothercare, appeared in the UK. Tillman has written on many artists and writers, including Andy Warhol, Paula Fox, Laurie Simmons, Susan Hiller, Jane Bowles, Steve Locke, Harry Mathews, Rosalind Fox Solomon and Stephen Shore. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation grant for arts writing, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Katherine Anne Porter Award for sustained contributions to literature. Photograph © Heather Sten

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