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). Her most recent story collection is SOMEDAY THIS WILL BE FUNNY (2011). Tillman’s second book of essays WHAT WOULD LYNNE TILLMAN DO? was a Finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. She writes a column for Frieze art magazine, and received a Guggenheim Fellowship (2006).