- Name: Deborah Eisenberg
- Born: 11/20/1945 (75 years old)
- Occupation: Writer, professor
Deborah Eisenberg (born November 20, 1945) is an American short story writer, actress and teacher. She is a professor of writing at Columbia University.
Awards: 1987 Whiting Award, *1987ndash88 Guggenheim Fellowship, *2000 Rea Award for the Short Story, *2003 Lannan Literary Fellowship, *2009 MacArthur Fellowship, *2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, *O. Henry Awards, 1986, 1995, 1997, 2002, 2006, 2013
School: Marlboro College; The New School
Birth Place: Winnetka, Illinois, U.S.
Deborah Eisenberg quotes :
For me, most writing consists of siphoning out useless pre-story matter, cutting and cutting and cutting, what seems to be endless rewriting, and what is entailed in all that is patience, and waiting, and false starts, and dead ends, and really, in a way, nerve.Deborah Eisenberg