Lynn Crawford

Fiction  writer and art critic Lynn Crawford is a founding board member of Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD),  a 2010 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow and a 2016 Rauschenberg Writing Fellow. Her books include  Solow, Blow, Fortification Resort, a series of art-related sestinas, Simply Separate People and Simply Separate People, Two. Her latest novel  (2016) is Shankus & Kitto : A Saga.  Her work appears in various anthologies (Oulipo Compendium, Fetish, Brooklyn Rail,  Fence) and journals (Art in America,  Infinite Mile, Detroit Research, Hyperallergic, Tema Celeste, McSweeney’s, Lilies and Cannonballs, Parkett, Bookforum, Metro Times). Most recently she contributed a story, “TNW and Me” to The-N-Word, a monograph on African-American painter Peter Williams edited Ryan Standfest, and an essay to Detroit, The Dream is now, a collection of photographs of art, food and design by Michael Arnaud (Abrams Books). Lynn earned a MSW from New York University and has worked in various psychiatric, community, hospital, museum and school settings.  She lives with her family north of Detroit.

 

Links to selected 2016-7 writings:

 

Shankus & Kitto: A Saga

http://www.dittoditto.org/shankus-and-kitto-a-saga/

 

Art in America

http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/news-features/magazine/up-close-the-once-and-future-detroit/

http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/news-features/news/up-close-2016-detroit/

 

The-N-Word

RP-29: THE N-WORD: PAINTINGS BY PETER WILLIAMS

 

Detroit, The Dream is Now

http://www.abramsbooks.com/product/detroit-the-dream-is-now_9781419723926/

Detroit Research https://www.detroitresearch.org

 

Links to recent articles about Lynn Crawford:

http://www.deadlinedetroit.com/articles/16436/why_local_author_lynn_crawford_switched_from_a_nyc_publisher_to_one_in_corktown#.WMMKWxiZP-Y

http://www.downtownpublications.com/Articles-faces-birminghambloomfield-c-2017-02-21-225128.112113-Lynn-Crawford.html#mail

Earlier books available on Amazon