Writers Reading | Lynne Sharon Schwartz and Peter Trachtenberg
Writers Reading—Summer 2021
Schwartz’s 28th book, a collection of stories called Truthtelling, was published in October 2020. She is the author of novels, short-story collections, nonfiction, poetry, and translations. Her 2018 translation from Italian of Silvana Gandolfi’s young adult novel, Run for Your Life, was named an honoree from the American Library Association’s Batchelder Award for children’s literature in translation.
Trachtenberg is the author of 7 Tattoos, The Book of Calamities, and Another Insane Devotion, a 2012 New York Times Editors’ Choice. His essays, journalism, and short fiction have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, A Public Space, Bidoun, The New York Times’s travel magazine, the Virginia Quarterly Review, and Story Quarterly.