Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis

Biography

Lydia Davis is a short story writer, novelist, and translator. She is the author of an essay collection, Essays One, six collections of short stories, including Can’t and Won’t and The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis, and one novel, The End of the Story. Her collection Varieties of Disturbance was a finalist for the National Book Award. She is a professor of English and writer-in-residence at SUNY Albany.

Buy Lydia Davis’ latest book, Essays One, on Amazon.

Events with Lydia Davis

[CANCELED] The New Salon: Writers in Conversation with Lydia Davis

07 May 2020
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York University
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10003


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