Dorin Schumacher is the author of VANITY FAIR (1911) with Helen Gardner as Becky Sharp (ATM, 2020), 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, Quiet Lunch, and Roanoke Review. 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, Women Film Pioneers 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.
The Literary Guild, St. Simons Island, Georgia, November, 2019.
University of Pittsburgh Hillman Library, :My Helen Gardner Collection,” Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September, 2019.
Jekyll Island Book Festival, Jekyll Island, Georgia, March, 2019.
Middle Tennessee State University, “The Craft of Writing Memoir,” Nashville, Tennessee, March, 2019.
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.
The Writer's Hotel, New York, New York, 2016.
Women and the Silent Screen VIII, “Helen Gardner: Philosopher of Early Cinema,” Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2015.
Yale Writers' Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 2015.
Yale Writers' Conference, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 2014.
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.