From the Paris Review:

[Faculty member Sharon Mesmer] spoke with Lynne Tillman at the New School, as part of the university’s Summer Writers Colony. Fiction and nonfiction students had spent three days reading What Would Lynne Tillman Do? and the questions [she] posed reflected their curiosity, as well as [her] own, regarding the processes and practices that allow her to transition easily between genres. Tillman was eager to answer, and the qualities that characterize her writing shone through in her answers.

Find the the full interview here.

The Summer Writers Colony at The New School is an intensive three-week program that provides a supportive yet challenging atmosphere in which to develop as a writer, whether you are embarking on a new writing project or developing a work-in-progress. Recent visiting authors include Zadie Smith, Jennifer Egan, CA Conrad, Jorie Graham, and Ben Lerner. Details about Summer Writers Colony 2015 will be available on the program website in December.

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