Novelist, short story writer, and critic. Her most recent book, her fourth collection of stories, is Someday This Will Be Funny. Her most recent novel, American Genius, A Comedy, was published by Soft Skull Press in 2006. Her other novels are Haunted Houses, Motion Sickness, Cast in Doubt, and No Lease On Life, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in fiction and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Tillman is also Professor/Writer-in-Residence at the University at Albany.