Lynn Steger Strong

Instructor & Writer
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Lynn Steger Strong's first novel, HOLD STILL, was released by Liveright/WW Norton in March. She received an MFA from Columbia University where she teaches. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.


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Why I Wanted to Write About Anger

I want to write about space and time, and feeling like somehow we’ve always had less of it than our male counterparts.

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The Story I Can’t Write About My Family

In fiction, one needs motivations, wants, and fears; one needs cause and effect. In life, it’s messier.

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On Virginia Woolf, making hats, escapism, and how to write a novel that readers will read.