Individual Author Record
Name: Elizabeth TallentPen Name: None Genre: Audience: Adult; Born: August 8, 1954 in Washington, DC
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Illinois ConnectionTallent graduated from Illinois State University with a BA in 1975.
Biographical and Professional InformationElizabeth Tallent is a novelist and short story contributor to ''Esquire'', ''Harper's'', and the ''New Yorker''. Her works have been anthologized in ''The Best American Short Stories of 1981'', ''Prize Stories 1984'', ''The O. Henry Awards'', 1984, ''The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses'', and ''Graywolf Annual''. Tallent was born in Washington, D.C. Her parents are Hugh Tallent, a chemist and Joy Redfeild Tallent, a speech therapist. The family moved frequently throughout the Midwest. Elizabeth earned her B.A. in anthropology at Illinois State University in 1975. In 1994, she was appointed director of Stanford University's Creative Writing Program. She currently resides in California.
- Married Men and Magic Tricks, John Updike`s Erotic Heroes, Creative Arts Book Company, 1982
- In Constant Flight, Knopf, 1987
- Museum Pieces, Knopf, 1985
- Time With Children, Knopf, 1988
- Honey, Knopf, 1994
Titles At Your Library
Married Men and Magic Tricks: John Updike's Erotic Heroes
ISBN: 0916870456 Creative Arts Book Co. 1982 Tallent, Elizabeth
In Constant Flight
ISBN: 0805001093 Henry Holt & Co. 1987 Stories about the dilemmas, pleasures, discoveries, and partings of young people in love focus on mistrustful, purplexed, frequently naive, often inept people who still manage to enchant each other
ISBN: B000RAHV28 Alfred A. Knopf. 1985
Time with Children
ISBN: 022402549X Jonathan Cape. 1988
ISBN: 067975511X Vintage. 1994 The men and women in Elizabeth Tallent's stories think a great deal about love. They argue about it at the dinner table. They cling to it with talismans. They flirt with strangers or moon impossibly over aunts and cousins.
In Honey, Elizabeth Tallent animates her characters' predicaments and charts the wild arcs of their longings with breathtaking grace and profound emotional truth.