Lesley Stern

Lesley Stern writes across, and through, a mélange of genres, including fiction, memoir, history and criticism. Her books include The Smoking Book, The Scorsese Connection and Dead and Alive: The Body as Cinematic Thing. She is Professor Emerita of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego, and currently writing about gardens, notions of native and exotic, foreign and domestic, migration and immigration.

Residencies
  • 2018