Eleanor Lerman

Now available:


My latest collection of poetry (2015). Click the "STRANGE LIFE" tab above to access video readings from the book.

Recently published by Mayapple Press: Janet Planet, a novel based on the life of Carlos Castaneda.


Short Stories: The Blonde on the Train




Our Post-Soviet History Unfolds received the 2006 Lenore Marshall Award from the Academy of American Poets and The Nation Magazine.

WELCOME

Thanks for your interest in my work. All my books can be found under the "All Books" tab and a bio under the "Biography" tab. Now for the news: Coming soon: my new novel, Radiomen, which will be published by The Permanent Press in January 2015. Want to preview a description of the book? Of course you do: it's about dogs, aliens and radios: what could be better? Click the image of the cover, below, to read about Radiomen in the 2015 catalog of The Permanent Press. For information about my most recent collection of poetry, Strange Life, select the tab above. And if you want to contact me about my books, or about readings, appearances, or anything else, please send me an email: elerman1@​optonline.net






My latest collection of poetry, Strange Life, is also available. Select the tab above to access video readings from this collection.



Listen to a brief essay about Leonard Cohen. And yes, that's me reading it.


The Double Vision of Long Beach, NY


JANET PLANET




The Writer's Almanac


Want to hear Garrison Keillor read my work? The Writer's Almanac has featured my poems several times. Click the link below and search for my name. (You'll hear "Starfish," among other poems.)