Lynne Tillman

Lynne Tillman is a writer. This summer, Peninsula will publish her novella Weird Fucks. Her book-length autobiographical essay, Mothercare, will be published by Soft Skull Press in 2022.

Writers Gregg Bordowitz, Pamela Sneed, Sur Rodney (Sur) and Lynne Tillman discuss how the AIDS crisis changed art writing, and what lessons writers might carry over to the Covid-19 pandemic

With ‘Men and Apparitions’ – her first novel to be published in the UK since 1999 – Tillman deep-dives into photography and its lovers

BY Lynne Tillman AND Andrew Durbin | 06 OCT 20

In Reenacting Scenes from the Vietnam War, Le Upends – and Subverts – Landscape

BY Lynne Tillman | 14 AUG 20

The comedian’s aggressions are meant to produce pleasure, but often result in arguments and criticism

BY Lynne Tillman | 17 DEC 19

Our lives – like menus – are an assortment of so-called ‘choices’

BY Lynne Tillman | 23 SEP 19

‘Movies don’t change, and I do, and I don’t. Memory isn’t a choice and, like everyone, I forget way more than I can recall, necessarily.’

BY Lynne Tillman | 01 JUN 19

Lynne Tillman on the clash between real-life and expectation

BY Lynne Tillman | 19 MAR 19

‘The Western that heroized pioneers unsettling the West was moribund. Unforgiven, an anti-Western Western, buried it.’

BY Lynne Tillman | 22 JAN 19

From Kader Attia's couscous sculptures and Isa Genzken's 'towers', to Rorschach tests and Tony Kushner's Angels in America

BY Lynne Tillman | 01 JUN 18

Lynne Tillman on Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread, a tightly wrought film about a tightly controlled man

BY Lynne Tillman | 01 MAR 18

Growing old and growing value 

BY Lynne Tillman | 19 DEC 17

Dave Chappelle's comedy of discomfort 

BY Lynne Tillman | 13 SEP 17

A new play by Wallace Shawn examines what it means to survive in today’s society

BY Lynne Tillman | 01 JUN 17

How remembering the AIDS epidemic helps endure the crises of today

BY Lynne Tillman | 19 MAR 17

Drowning sorrows and watching Warhol’s Drunk aka Drink

BY Lynne Tillman | 12 JAN 17

Finding hope in hopeless times

BY Lynne Tillman | 17 SEP 16

Trump, trigger alerts and trauma

BY Lynne Tillman | 01 JUN 16

Encounters with the late Chantal Akerman's films

BY Lynne Tillman | 13 FEB 16

Why theatre remains vital

BY Lynne Tillman | 25 NOV 15