About the writers:



Arlene Heyman

  Reading with Polly Samson
10th September at 8pm
Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon
Admission: €5


Arlene Heyman


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Arlene Heyman’s debut short story collection is Scary Old Sex. She is the recipient of Woodrow Wilson, Fulbright, Rockefeller and Robert Wood Johnson Fellowships. Her short stories have appeared in New American Review and she won Epoch magazine’s novella contest. She has been listed twice in the honour rolls of Best American Short Stories. Heyman is a psychiatrist/psychoanalyst practising in New York City, where she lives with her husband. She is currently at work on a novel.



'The Erotic Truths of Scary Old Sex': article in The New Yorker

Fresh Air's Terry Gross interviews Arlene Heyman about Scary Old Sex