Brenda Wineapple

Brenda Wineapple

Brenda Wineapple is the author a new book,The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation, the award-winning Hawthorne: A Life, Genêt: A Biography of Janet Flanner, White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson,  and Sister Brother: Gertrude and Leo Stein. Her essays, articles, and reviews have appeared in many publications, among them The American Scholar, The New York Times Book Review, Parnassus, Poetry, and The Nation. A Guggenheim fellow, a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, and twice of the National Endowment for the Humanities, she teaches in the MFA programs at Columbia University and The New School and lives in New York City.