LIPMAN, Elinor. American, b. 1950. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission, Boston, public information officer, 1974-75; Massachusetts Teachers Association, Boston, managing editor, 1975-81; Simmons College, Boston, special instructor in communications, 1984-85; Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, visiting assistant professor of creative writing, 1988-89; writer. Publications: NOVELS: Then She Found Me, 1990; The Way Men Act, 1992; Isabel's Bed, 1995; The Inn at Lake Devine, 1998; The Ladies' Man, 1999; The Dearly Departed, 2001; The Pursuit of Alice Thrift, 2003. OTHER: Into Love and Out Again (stories), 1987. Address: c/o Suzanne Gluck, William Morris Agency, 1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.