Lynne Tillman is a novelist, short story writer, and cultural critic. She is currently Professor/Writer-in-Residence in the Department of English at the University at Albany and is the author of five novels, three collections of short stories, one collection of essays, and two other nonfiction books. Tillman's novels include No Lease on Life (1998), Cast in Doubt (1992), Motion Sickness (1991), and Haunted Houses (1987). She was a 2006 recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. She is currently the Fiction Editor at FENCE magazine.
The first chapter of No Lease On Life appeared in the February 2011 issue of The Drum through a partnership with Iambik Audiobooks.