ABOUT the author
Barbara Browning has a PhD in comparative literature from Yale University and teaches in the Department of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She’s a poet, a dancer, a ukuleleist, and author of the novels The Correspondence Artist and I’m Trying to Reach You, as well as the academic books Samba and Infectious Rhythm.
Find out more here: barbarabrowning.info
And here: Barbara Browning, NYU
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The Correspondence Artist
"Only a New York University Performance Studies professor can write a novel about a love affair narrated via email, using four different avatars to protect the identity of a famous unnamed artist, that include a Basque separatist, an Israeli novelist, a Malian musician, and a Vietnamese multimedia artist, and pull it off [in a] comedic, intelligent book."
I'm Trying to Reach You
"Deftly blending highbrow intellectual concerns with the informality of Facebook-era communiques, Browning's newest is as entertaining as it is thought-provoking."
—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
A Q&A with Barbara Browning | 2/3/2011
We talk with Barbara Browning about death, using technology in her books, and more (oh, and we explain how she named our son, Maceo).