Elizabeth Tallent





Elizabeth Tallent


Born
in Washington, D.C., The United States
August 08, 1954

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Elizabeth Tallent's short stories have been published in literary magazines and journals such as The New Yorker, Esquire, Harper's Magazine, The Threepenny Review, and North American Review, and her stories have been reprinted in the O. Henry Prize Stories, Best American Short Stories, and Pushcart Prize collections.

She has taught literature and creative writing at the University of California, Irvine, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and the University of California, Davis. She has been a faculty member at Stanford University since 1994.

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3.90 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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In Constant Flight

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Museum Pieces

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Time With Children

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“People open bookstores because they want their souls back.
(from "Two Women" published in Do Me: Tales of Sex & Love from Tin House)”
Elizabeth Tallent

“This, the shift to self-delighting spontaneity, is what she’s always hoping for in her dealings with others: she sees that now,”
Elizabeth Tallent, Mendocino Fire: Stories

“Sometimes driving is like this, a kind of consolation that’s taken your measure and suits you exquisitely.”
Elizabeth Tallent, Mendocino Fire: Stories



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