Janet Sternburg

Janet Sternburg is the author most recently of White Matter: A Memoir of Family and Medicine (Hawthorne Books, reviewed in LARB here). Her previous memoir, Phantom Limb (American Lives, University of Nebraska) is also at the intersection of personal life and neuroscience. Other books include Optic Nerve: Photopoems (Red Hen Press) and the two volumes of The Writer on Her Work (W.W. Norton). A fine art photographer whose work has appeared in Aperture and exhibited in solo shows in Berlin, Korea, New York, and Mexico, Sternburg is currently at work on a book of her photographs, Overspilling World (Distanz Verlag, 2016).


ARTICLES FEATURING JANET

Family History

"It's difficult today to think of lobotomy as surgery, and not torture."...

Family History


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