Gatsby’s Child by Dorin Schumacher

Bridge Eight - Organic Brooklyn Rail Pank Magazine

Quiet Lunch

Women Screenwriters Encyclopedia of Early Cinema This Film is Dangerous

Current Tense

Dorin Schumacher is the author of Gatsby’s Child: Coming of Age in East Egg (Mastodon, 2018). Recent publications include Brooklyn Rail, PANK Magazine, Terminus, Bridge Eight, At Large, Fjords Review and Quiet Lunch. Her writing on silent film star Helen Gardner appears in Women Screenwriters (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), the Encyclopedia of Early Cinema (Routledge, 2010), This Film is Dangerous and many other anthologies and publications. Her personal writing appears in The New York Times and Stonepile Writers Anthology (University of North Georgia Press, 2014), alongside numerous other publications.



Decatur Book Festival, Decatur, Georgia, August-September, 2018.

BookExpo, New York, New York, May-June 2018.

Association of Writers and Writers Programs Conference, Tampa, Florida, March 2018.

Association of Writers and Writers Programs Conference, Washington, DC, 2017.

Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, Los Angeles, California, 2016.

Women and the Silent Screen, “Helen Gardner: Philosopher of Early Cinema,” Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2015.


Past Tense

Dorin Schumacher has a doctorate in French literature from the University of Pittsburgh.

She was knighted in The Order of Academic Palms by the French Ministry of Education and received Andrew Mellon and NDEA fellowships.



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Dorin Schumacher

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