The White Review returns to McNally Jackson Books in Manhattan on Wednesday, 24 August for the US launch of our seventeenth issue. Join us for drinks and readings from Lynne Tillman and Alexandra Kleeman.
McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince St
New York, NY 10012
7pm – 9pm
Lynne Tillman writes novels, short stories, and essays. Her novels include No Lease On Life, Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award (1998), and American Genius, A Comedy (2006), which The Millions cited as ‘one of the best books of the millennium so far’. Her last story collection is Someday This Will Be Funny (2011), and a new one The Complete Madame Realism and Other Stories will be published by Semiotext(e) in fall 2016. Tillman’s second book of essays What Would Lynne Tillman Do? was a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism (2014). She writes a bi-monthly column for Frieze art magazine, received a Guggenheim Fellowship (2006), and a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation grant for arts writing in 2014. Her sixth novel, Men and Apparitions, will appear in 2017.
Alexandra Kleeman is a writer based in New York. Her debut novel You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine was published by Harper in 2015 and she is the winner of the 2016 Bard Fiction Prize. Her fiction has been published in The Paris Review, Zoetrope: All-Story, Conjunctions, Guernica, and Gulf Coast, among others. Non-fiction essays and reportage have appeared in Harper’s, Tin House, n+1, and the Guardian. Her work has received scholarships and grants from Bread Loaf, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Santa Fe Institute, and ArtFarm Nebraska. A collection of short stories, Intimations, is forthcoming by Harper in September.