Lynne Tillman is a novelist, short story writer, and critic. Her novel American Genius, A Comedy was cited as one of the best books of the millennium (so far) by The Millions. Her other novels are Haunted Houses, Motion Sickness, Cast In Doubt, and No Lease On Life, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in fiction and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Her most recent collection of stories, Someday This Will Be Funny, was published in 2011. Her other story collections include This Is Not It, stories and novellas written in response to the work of twenty two contemporary artists; and The Madame Realism Complex. Her nonfiction books include The Velvet Years: Warhol’s Factory 1965-67, based on photographs by Stephen Shore (1995); and most recently, her second essay collection What Would Lynne Tillman Do?. Tillman is a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient, was a Rea Visiting Writer at the University at Virginia and a Kestnbaum Fellow at the University of Chicago. She writes a bimonthly column for Frieze art magazine, and is a Professor/Writer in Residence at The University at Albany. Weird Fucks was her first work longer than ten pages. She lives in Manhattan.