Vivian Gornick

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1935 –

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Who is Vivian Gornick?

Vivian Gornick is an American critic, essayist, and memoirist. For many years she wrote for the Village Voice. She currently teaches writing at The New School. For the 2007-2008 academic year, she was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University. She caused a controversy when she said that she had created composite characters re street encounters and reconstructed conversations with her mother based on her best recollections in Fierce Attachments, her largely autobiographical work.

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Born
Jun 14, 1935
The Bronx
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • City College of New York
  • Master of Arts, New York University
    ( - 1960)
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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