The Blonde on the Train

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The Blonde on the Train

By Eleanor Lerman

Mayapple Press, Paperback, 9780932412737, 157pp.

Publication Date: January 20, 2009



About the Author
Eleanor Lerman is a writer who lives in New York. Her first book of poetry, Armed Love (Wesleyan University Press, 1973), published when she was twenty-one, was nominated for a National Book Award. She has since published several other award-winning collections of poetry: Come the Sweet By and By (University of Massachusetts Press, 1975); The Mystery of Meteors (Sarabande Books, 2001); Our Post-Soviet History Unfolds (Sarabande Books, 2005); The Sensual World Re-Emerges (Sarabande Books, 2010); and STRANGE LIFE (Mayapple Press, 2014), along with THE BLONDE ON THE TRAIN (Mayapple Press, 2009), a collection of short stories. She was awarded the 2006 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets and the Nation magazine for the year's most outstanding book of poetry for Our Post-Soviet History Unfolds and received a 2007 Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2011 she received a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her first novel, JANET PLANET, based on the life of Carlos Castaneda, was published by Mayapple Press in 2011.