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Lynn York

Lynn York is the author of two novels: The Piano Teacher (Plume, 2004) and The Sweet Life (Plume, 2007), a Booksense Notable Book. A graduate of Duke University and the University of Texas at Austin, she is the publisher of Blair, a Durham-based nonprofit press whose mission is to seek out, nurture, and promote literary works by new and underrepresented writers. Lynn lives in Chapel Hill, NC.

Ten Things I Can’t Do Without

  1. My children
  2. My family and friends
  3. Home
  4. Stories
  5. Water in all forms, but most especially the ocean
  6. Humor
  7. Adult beverages: coffee, wine, etc.
  8. Evenings with loved ones around the dinner table
  9. The details
  10. Handel and Patti Smith (tie)