René Steinke

Finalist, 2005 National Book Awards

René Steinke was a 2005 National Book Award Finalist in Fiction for her novel Holy Skirts. She is director of the MFA program at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey and former editor-in-chief of TLR.
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Holy Skirts

Holy Skirts by Rene Steinke book cover, 2005
ISBN 9780688176945 William Morrow & Co.

A colorful imagining of the real-life Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven’s turbulent story of love, marriage, poetry and art in the early 1900s, using actual incidents from her life. More about this book >

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René Steinke

René Steinke was a 2005 National Book Award Finalist in Fiction for her novel Holy Skirts. She is director of the MFA program at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey and former editor-in-chief of TLR.

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