Lynne Tillman is a critical writer and novelist. She has been praised for her experimental writing style in books like Haunted Houses, Absence Makes the Heart, and Motion Sickness, which she presented a reading of at The Kitchen in 1990. Tillman has written critical pieces that have appeared in the Village Voice, Art in America, and the New York Times. Currently, she is a Professor/Writer-in-Residence at the University at Albany and teaches at the School of Visual Arts’ Art Criticism and Writing MFA Program. She read again at The Kitchen in 2013 for the L.A.B. series, and in 2016 as part of the exhibition “Say By to Reason and Hi to Everything.” A member of The Kitchen’s Advisory Board, she most recently read from her newest forthcoming novel as part an evening with Soft Skull Press in fall 2017.