In the lead-up to the May 29 submission date for The Lifted Brow & non/fictionLAB Prize for Experimental Non-Fiction, we will be profiling each of our amazing judges to give you a little inspiration and help you further understand what the experimental non-fiction genre entails. Last week we profiled Dodie Bellamy. Up next is Kate Zambreno:
Kate Zambreno is an American writer. She is the author of the novella O Fallen Angel, winner of the “Undoing the Novel—First Book Contest,” by Chiasmus Press, as well as the novel Green Girl, published by Harper Perennial. Heroines, her “critical memoir” centred on the women of modernism, partially incubated on her blog Frances Farmer is My Sister, was published by Semiotext(e)’s Active Agents, edited by Chris Kraus. A chapbook, Apoplexia, Toxic Shock, and Toilet Bowl: Some Notes on Why I Write was released as part of the Guillotine series in 2013.
Find out more about Kate Zambreno:
- ‛‟I dive under the covers: A Review of Kate Zambreno’s Heroines’, by Sheila Heti in The London Review of Books
- Kate Zambreno interview: ‘I am probably more interested now in ugliness’ in Time Out New York
- 'Pretty and Suffering: The Heroine of Kate Zambreno’s Green Girl’ by Megan Milks in The Los Angeles Review of Books
- ‘Unpublished Letter to The New York Times’ by Kate Zambreno in The Believer