Brook Wilensky-Lanford grew up on Mount Desert Island, Maine, received her MFA from Columbia University, and now lives in Jersey City. Her essays have appeared in Salon, Triple Canopy, Killing the Buddha, and The Exquisite Corpse. She is the author of Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden.
Periodically Speaking at the New York Public Library hosts The Common. Join editor Jennifer Acker in conversation with (and readings by): Brook Wilensky-Lanford; Maura Candela; and Angela Veronica Wong.