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Contributors
Hanif Abdurraqib
Laura Adamczyk
Rahel Aima
Rumaan Alam
Hilton Als
Domenick Ammirati
Monica Amor
Melissa Anderson
Saul Anton
Sasha Archibald
Ratik Asokan
George Baker
Erika Balsom
Eric Banks
Bindu Bansinath
Kirsty Bell
Thomas Beller
Lauren Berlant
Omar Berrada
Andy Beta
Dorota Biczel
Hannah Black
Liz Brown
Julia Bryan-Wilson
Leslie Camhi
Jorge Carrión
Jean-Christophe Castelli
Andrew Chan
Jamie Chan and Leah Pires
Paul Chan
Noah Chasin
Sergio Chejfec
Andrea Long Chu
Rachel Churner
Ashley Clark
Jace Clayton
Michael Connor
Cassie da Costa
David Cote
Catherine Damman
Moyra Davey
Geeta Dayal
David Deitcher
Mark Dery
Eva Díaz
Brian Dillon
Brian Droitcour
Aruna D’Souza
Nicholas Elliott
Kareem Estefan
Johanna Fateman
Paul Felten
Rhoda Feng
Andrea Fontenot
Sasha Frere-Jones
Orit Gat
Alan Gilbert
Leo Goldsmith
Blake Gopnik
Tim Griffin
Jack Gross
Myriam Gurba
Rachel Haidu
Ed Halter
A. S. Hamrah
James Hannaham
Tobi Haslett
Zack Hatfield
Will Heinrich
Jeanine Herman
Hermione Hoby
Harmony Holiday
Matt Hooley
Eric Hynes
Nico Israel
Lucy Ives
Lauren Michele Jackson
Evan James
Jennifer Kabat
Jeffrey Kastner
Nora Khan
Danny King
Alex Kitnick
Svetlana Kitto
Wayne Koestenbaum
Yusef Komunyakaa
Shiv Kotecha
Gia Kourlas
Jennifer Krasinski
Chris Kraus
Josh Kun
Hari Kunzru
Sowon Kwon
Emily LaBarge
Reinaldo Laddaga
Quinn Latimer
Nathan Lee
Nicolas Linnert
Jo Livingstone
Beatrice Loayza
Christian Lorentzen
Jessica Loudis
Jeremy Lybarger
Charlie Markbreiter
Dawn Lundy Martin
Laura McLean-Ferris
Blair McClendon
Kevin McGarry
Charles McNulty
Momtaza Mehri
Lake Micah
Megan Milks
Albert Mobilio
Alexander Nagel
Maggie Nelson
Bob Nickas
Will Noah
Tausif Noor
David O’Neill
Tracy O’Neill
Michelle Orange
Philippe Parreno
Ian Penman
Daniel Penny
Hestia Peppe
Julie Phillips
Kaitlin Phillips
Darryl Pinckney
Nick Pinkerton
Mark Polizzotti
Barbara Pollack
Yasmina Price
Alexander Provan
James Quandt
Alissa Quart
Ben Ratliff
Tiana Reid
Sarah Resnick
Cal Revely-Calder
Simon Reynolds
Frances Richard
Christopher Richards
Sarah Rifky
David Rimanelli
Judith Rodenbeck
Lucinda Rosenfeld
J. Howard Rosier
Sukhdev Sandhu
Martha Schwendener
Andrea K. Scott
Charity Scribner
Brian Seibert
Tom Sellar
Aveek Sen
Helen Shaw
Amy Sillman
Mark Sinker
Sjón
Christine Smallwood
Ania Soliman
Doreen St. Félix
Judith Stein
René Steinke
Jessi Jezewska Stevens
Margaret Sundell
Maxine Swann
Ania Szremski
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Brandon Taylor
Greg Tate
Amy Taubin
Lynne Tillman
Colm Tóibín
David L. Ulin
Andrew Uroskie
Seth Colter Walls
Lori Waxman
Elvia Wilk
Adam Wilson
Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
Robert Jackson Wood
Lara Zarum
Thad Ziolkowski
Steven Zultanski

Hanif Abdurraqib is from the east side of Columbus, Ohio. View articles by Hanif Abdurraqib here.

Laura Adamczyk is the author of the short story collection Hardly Children and the forthcoming novel Island City. View articles by Laura Adamczyk here.

Rahel Aima is a writer from Dubai. She is editor of BXD: The Postwestern Review, an associate editor at Momus, and was the co-editor of THE STATE. She is currently at work on a book about where oil meets water in the Arabian Gulf. View articles by Rahel Aima here.

Rumaan Alam is the author of the novels Rich and Pretty, That Kind of Mother, and Leave the World Behind. View articles by Rumaan Alam here.

Hilton Als is a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine. He is the author of White Girls and is the co-author of Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor, and was awarded the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. View articles by Hilton Als here.

Domenick Ammirati is a writer and editor living in New York. He is a regular contributor to Artforum, and his writing has appeared in a variety of publications, including Art in America, frieze, Mousse, Los Angeles Review of Books, Dis, and exhibition catalogues for Josh Kline and Josephine Meckseper. In 2016–17, he served as an editor for documenta 14’s publications program in Athens and Kassel, and from 2009 to 2014 he was senior editor at the Guggenheim Museum. View articles by Domenick Ammirati here.

Monica Amor is a professor of modern and contemporary art at the Maryland Institute College of Art. She is the author of Theories of the Nonobject: Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, 1944–1969 (University of California Press, 2016) and is currently writing on Philippe Parreno’s work. Her next book project is entitled Gego: Weaving the Space In-Between. View articles by Monica Amor here.

Melissa Anderson is the film editor of 4Columns. Her book on David Lynch’s Inland Empire is available from Fireflies Press as part of its Decadent Editions series. View articles by Melissa Anderson here.

Saul Anton has written for Artforum, frieze, Afterall, and many other publications. He is formerly senior editor of BOMB, and teaches at the Pratt Institute. He is the author of Lee Friedlander’s Little Screens (2015) and Warhol’s Dream (2007). View articles by Saul Anton here.

Sasha Archibald’s essays have appeared in the White Review, the New Yorker, the Point, the Believer, and in books published by the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Walker Art Center, Whitechapel Gallery, and other institutions. She is a contributing editor at Places Journal and the Public Domain Review, and an editor-at-large at Cabinet. View articles by Sasha Archibald here.

Ratik Asokan is a writer. He lives in New York. View articles by Ratik Asokan here.

George Baker is a co-editor of October magazine, and a frequent critic for publications including Artforum, Aperture, Texte zur Kunst, and frieze. He is completing a book on contemporary photography, entitled Lateness and Longing: On the Afterlife of Photography, and has recently worked closely with artists Paul Chan and Walead Beshty on their respective books of collected writings. He teaches modern and contemporary art at UCLA. View articles by George Baker here.

Erika Balsom is a Reader in Film Studies at King’s College London. Her book on James Benning’s TEN SKIES (2004) is now available from Fireflies Press as part of its Decadent Editions series. View articles by Erika Balsom here.

Eric Banks is the director of the New York Institute for the Humanities at the NYPL. He is the former president of the National Book Critics Circle. He was previously editor-in-chief of Bookforum and a senior editor at Artforum. View articles by Eric Banks here.

Bindu Bansinath is an assistant editor at Harper’s Magazine. She has written for the Paris Review, the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, Catapult, New York Magazine, and more. She is at work on her debut novel. View articles by Bindu Bansinath here.

Kirsty Bell is a writer and art critic living in Berlin. Her book The Undercurrents. A Story of Berlin was published in 2022 by Fitzcarraldo Editions (UK) and Other Press (US). View articles by Kirsty Bell here.

Thomas Beller is the author of four books, most recently J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist, which won the 2015 New York City Book Award for biography/memoir. His fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, the St. Ann’s Review, Ploughshares, and the New Yorker. A founder and editor of Open City Magazine and Books from 1990 to 2010 and the website Mrbellersneighborhood.com, he is currently an associate professor at Tulane University. View articles by Thomas Beller here.

Lauren Berlant is George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor of English at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Cruel Optimism and The Female Complaint, and most recently, coauthor of The Hundreds with Kathleen Stewart. View articles by Lauren Berlant here.

Omar Berrada is a writer, translator, and curator. He is the author of Clonal Hum (Editions Michel Obultra, 2020) and the director of Dar al-Ma’mûn, a library and artists residency in Marrakech. Currently living in New York, he teaches at Cooper Union, where he co-organizes the IDS Lecture Series. View articles by Omar Berrada here.

Andy Beta has been writing about music for twenty years. He is working on a book about Alice Coltrane. View articles by Andy Beta here.

Dorota Biczel teaches art history and theory at Barnard College and occasionally curates exhibitions. She is currently working on a book, Precarious Subjects: Non-object-based Art, Migrations, and Political Transitions in Peru, 1968–1990. View articles by Dorota Biczel here.

Hannah Black is an artist and writer from the UK. She lives in New York. She has previously written for Artforum, the New Inquiry, and a number of other publications. Recent exhibitions include Wheel of Fortune at ETH in Zurich and The Meaning of Life at York University Gallery in Toronto. Her novella Tuesday or September or the End was published this year. View articles by Hannah Black here.

Liz Brown is currently at work on Twilight Man: The Strange Life and Times of Harrison Post, to be published by Viking. Her writing has appeared in Bookforum, frieze, London Review of Books, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times Book Review, and elsewhere. View articles by Liz Brown here.

Julia Bryan-Wilson is the Doris and Clarence Malo Professor of Art History at UC Berkeley and Adjunct Curator at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo. Her book on Louise Nevelson is forthcoming from Yale University Press. View articles by Julia Bryan-Wilson here.

For over two decades, New York–based author and cultural critic Leslie Camhi’s essays on art, architecture, books, fashion, film, and women’s lives, including her own life and travels, have appeared in major US publications, such as the New York Times and Vogue. The author of numerous catalog essays on artists (and one legendary art dealer, Ileana Sonnabend), she also holds a doctorate in comparative literature from Yale University, and her scholarly publications include essays on female kleptomania and nineteenth-century French medical photography. Her translation from the French of Violaine Huisman’s award-winning novel, The Book of Mother, will be published by Scribner on October 5, 2021. View articles by Leslie Camhi here.

Jorge Carrión has a PhD in Humanities from the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, and manages the Master’s in Creative Writing program at the same institution. He is the author of a tetralogy of fiction (Los muertos, Los huérfanos, Los turistas, and Los difuntos) and is also the author of various nonfiction books, such as Australia: Un viaje, Teleshakespeare, and Librerías (recently published in English as Bookshops). His work has been translated into Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, German, French, Korean, Polish, and English. View articles by Jorge Carrión here.

Jean-Christophe Castelli is a New York City-based producer and screenwriter, most recently on Ang Lee’s 2016 feature, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. He is also the author of The Making of Life of Pi (Harper Design, 2012), and his writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, Esquire, Elle, the Village Voice, and other publications. View articles by Jean-Christophe Castelli here.

Andrew Chan is web editor at the Criterion Collection. He is a frequent contributor to Film Comment and has also written for Reverse Shot, the New Yorker, NPR MusicSlant, Wax Poetics, and other publications. View articles by Andrew Chan here.

Jamie Chan is an artist from Los Angeles now based in Brooklyn. She makes paintings and works in art education. Her work is currently included in Nancy Shaver’s installation Love and Trouble at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, as part of One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite ArtLeah Pires is a writer and curator living in New York, where she is a doctoral candidate in art history at Columbia University and a recent graduate of the Whitney Independent Study Program. She writes about art and politics, most recently Jenny Holzer’s Truisms and Donald Trump’s lies for Art in America. View articles by Jamie Chan and Leah Pires here.

Paul Chan is an artist who lives in New York. His work has been exhibited widely in many international shows, and he is the winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize. His essays and interviews have appeared in Artforum, frieze, Flash Art, October, Texte Zur Kunst, BOMB, and other magazines and journals. He is the editor and artist for the forthcoming Word Book by Ludwig Wittgenstein (Badlands Unlimited, 2020). View articles by Paul Chan here.

Noah Chasin writes on the intersection of human rights and the built environment in twenty-first-century urbanization. He teaches the history and theory of urban design at Columbia University’s GSAPP, where he is also affiliated faculty at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. View articles by Noah Chasin here.

Sergio Chejfec is an Argentine author of novels and essays who lives in New York. Some of his novels have been translated into English and published by Open Letter. He teaches in the Creative Writing in Spanish Program at New York University. View articles by Sergio Chejfec here.

Andrea Long Chu is a writer, critic, and doctoral candidate at New York University. Her writing has appeared, or will soon, in n+1, Artforum, Bookforum, Boston Review, Women & Performance, differences, TSQ, and Journal of Speculative Philosophy. Her book Females: A Concern is under contract with Verso Books. View articles by Andrea Long Chu here.

Rachel Churner is an art critic and editor, and a founder of no place press. A regular contributor to Artforum, Churner was a recipient of the 2018 Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. She was the editor of Hans Haacke (MIT Press, 2015) and Jordan Kantor: Selected Exhibitions 2006–2016 (no place press, 2017), and is currently completing a volume of Annette Michelson’s essays on Soviet cinema (MIT Press, 2020). Churner teaches in the Department of Visual Studies at the New School. View articles by Rachel Churner here.

Hailing from London and now based in New York, Ashley Clark is senior programmer of cinema at BAM in Brooklyn. He is also a contributor to publications including Film Comment, Sight & Sound, The Guardian, and Vice, and a regular guest critic on BBC television and radio. His first book is Facing Blackness: Media and Minstrelsy in Spike Lee’s Bamboozled (Critical Press, 2015). View articles by Ashley Clark here.

Jace Clayton is an artist and writer based in New York, also known for his work as DJ /rupture. He is the author of Uproot: Travels in 21st Century Music and Digital Culture (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) and was awarded a 2020 Andy Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant to support Behold the Monkey, his upcoming book on contemporary art, faith, and social media. Clayton is currently Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Columbia University and Interim Director of the Sound Art Program. View articles by Jace Clayton here.

Michael Connor is Artistic Director of Rhizome, where he oversaw the Net Art Anthology initiative, a web-based exhibition, gallery exhibition, and book that retold the history of online art through one hundred artworks from the 1980s to the present. Early in his career, he worked for several years at FACT, Liverpool as Curator of New Media, where he worked with artists such as Cory Arcangel, JODI, and Shu Lea Cheang. He has curated a wide range of exhibitions and projects internationally, including working as coordinating curator for the Screen Worlds permanent exhibition at ACMI, Melbourne. He has been at Rhizome since 2013, where he is currently working on editing Emotional Bandwidth, a book by Gene Youngblood about the work of Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz. View articles by Michael Connor here

Cassie da Costa is a member of the New Yorker’s editorial staff, and produces the magazine’s video podcast series, “The Front Row.” She has contributed writing to newyorker.com, Film Comment, and Feministing.com. View articles by Cassie da Costa here.

David Cote is a theater critic, playwright, and librettist based in Manhattan. He reviews theater for Observer. His work has been produced in New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, and London. View articles by David Cote here.

Catherine Damman is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History at Wesleyan University and a Core Lecturer at Columbia University. Her writing on experimental dance, theater, film, music, and the visual arts can be found in Artforum, Bookforum, Art in America, Art Journal, BOMB, and elsewhere. She is at work on her monograph, on the formation of “performance” in the 1970s, The Work of Art in the Age of Half-Hearted ReproducibilityView articles by Catherine Damman here.

Moyra Davey is an artist and writer. She is working on a new video about dance parties and community. View articles by Moyra Davey here.

Geeta Dayal is an arts critic and journalist, specializing in writing on twentieth-century music, culture and technology. She has written extensively for frieze and many other publications, including The Guardian, Wired, The Wire, Bookforum, Slate, the Boston Globe, and Rolling Stone. She is the author of Another Green World, a book on Brian Eno (Bloomsbury, 2009), and is currently at work on a new book on music. View articles by Geeta Dayal here.

Born in Montreal, Canada, David Deitcher is an art historian and critic whose essays have appeared in Artforum, Art in America, Parkett, the Village Voice, and other periodicals, as well as in anthologies and monographs on such artists as Sherrie Levine, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Isaac Julien, and Wolfgang Tillmans. He is the author of Stones Throw (Secretary Press, 2016) and Dear Friends: American Photographs of Men Together, 1840–1918 (Abrams, 2001). Since 2003, he has been core faculty at the ICP/Bard College Program in Advanced Photographic Studies. He lives in New York City. View articles by David Deitcher here.

Mark Dery is a cultural critic, essayist, and the author of four books, most recently, the biography Born To Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey. He has taught journalism at NYU and “dark aesthetics” at the Yale School of Art; been a Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellow at UC Irvine and a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome; and published in a wide range of publications, from the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Wired to Cabinet, Hyperallergic, and the LA Review of Books. View articles by Mark Dery here.

Eva Díaz is associate professor in the History of Art and Design Department at Pratt Institute. Her book The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College was released last year by the University of Chicago Press. She is currently at work on a project about R. Buckminster Fuller’s ideas about space exploration, and their legacy in contemporary art, titled “After Spaceship Earth.” View articles by Eva Díaz here.

Brian Dillon’s Essayism and Suppose a Sentence are published by New York Review Books. Affinities, a book mostly about photographs, will be published in spring 2023. View articles by Brian Dillon here.

Brian Droitcour is associate editor and online editor at Art in America. He is also the editor of The Animated Reader, a poetry collection produced for the New Museum’s 2015 Triennial; Provision, a temporary magazine of critical writing for the 2017 edition of Converge 45 in Portland; and the People’s Guide to the Queens International, for the 2018 edition of the Queens Museum’s biennial. View articles by Brian Droitcour here.

Aruna D’Souza is currently Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor at the National Gallery of Art and a contributor to the New York Times and 4Columns. She is the editor of the newly released book on Linda Nochlin, Making It Modern (Thames & Hudson, 2022). She was awarded the Rabkin Prize for arts journalism in 2021. View articles by Aruna D’Souza here.

Nicholas Elliott is a writer and translator living in Queens. He is the New York correspondent for Cahiers du Cinéma and a contributing editor for film for BOMB. His short film Icarus was screened at New Directors New Films in 2015. View articles by Nicholas Elliott here.

Kareem Estefan is a writer, editor, and PhD candidate in Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, currently teaching media studies at the American University of Beirut. His art criticism has appeared in Art in America, BOMB, frieze, Ibraaz, Third Text, and the New Inquiry, among other publications. He is coeditor of Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production (OR Books, 2017). View articles by Kareem Estefan here.

Johanna Fateman is a writer, art critic, and owner of Seagull salon in New York. She writes art reviews regularly for the New Yorker and is a contributing editor for Artforum. View articles by Johanna Fateman here.

Paul Felten is a writer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn. View articles by Paul Felten here.

Rhoda Feng is a freelance writer based in Washington, DC. View articles by Rhoda Feng here.

Andrea Fontenot is faculty of Critical Studies at California Institute of the Arts and teaches courses on queer visual cultures, feminism and popular culture, and critical writing. Her work has appeared in Camera Obscura, Modern Fiction Studies, Artbound, and Artillery Magazine. View articles by Andrea Fontenot here.

Sasha Frere-Jones is a musician and writer from New York. View articles by Sasha Frere-Jones here.

Orit Gat is an art critic and writer living in London whose work on contemporary art and digital culture has appeared in a variety of magazines. She is a contributing editor of the White Review and is working on her first book, If Anything Happens, an essay on football, love, and loss. View articles by Orit Gat here.

Alan Gilbert is the author of two books of poetry, The Treatment of Monuments and Late in the Antenna Fields, as well as a collection of essays, articles, and reviews entitled Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight. He lives in New York. View articles by Alan Gilbert here.

Leo Goldsmith is a writer, teacher, and curator based in Brooklyn. View articles by Leo Goldsmith here.

Blake Gopnik has been the lead art critic at the Globe and Mail and Washington Post and is a regular contributor to the New York Times. Warhol, his comprehensive biography of the Pop artist, was published in 2020. View articles by Blake Gopnik here.

Tim Griffin is a writer and curator living in Los Angeles. His most recent texts for 4Columns have discussed the work of artists Barbara Kruger and Jennie C. Jones. View articles by Tim Griffin here.

Jack Gross is a writer in New York and Toronto. View articles by Jack Gross here.

Myriam Gurba is a writer, artist, and teacher. Her novelistic autobiography Mean was chosen by Library Journal as one of 2017’s best memoirs, and was also a New York Times editors’ choice. She has written for Buzzfeed, TIME, and the Paris Review. She loves dad jokes, caffeine, and cash. View articles by Myriam Gurba here.

Rachel Haidu is an associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History and director of the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. She is the author of The Absence of Work: Marcel Broodthaers 1964–1976 (MIT Press/October Books, 2010) and numerous essays, most recently on the works of Ulrike Müller, Andrzej Wróblewski, Yvonne Rainer, Sharon Hayes, James Coleman, Gerhard Richter, and Sol LeWitt. Her current book manuscript examines notions of selfhood that develop in contemporary artist’s films and video, dance, and painting. View articles by Rachel Haidu here.

Ed Halter is a founder and director of Light Industry, a venue for film and electronic art in Brooklyn, New York, and Critic in Residence at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. View articles by Ed Halter here.

A. S. Hamrah is the author of The Earth Dies Streaming: Film Writing: 2002–2018 (n+1 books) and the film critic at the Baffler. View articles by A. S. Hamrah here.

James Hannaham’s most recent novel, Delicious Foods, won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. His next book, Pilot Impostor, a bevy of multigenre responses to work by Fernando Pessoa, comes out on November 30, and his third novel, Didn’t Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta, is set for release in June 2022. He teaches in the Department of Writing at the Pratt Institute. View articles by James Hannaham here.

Tobi Haslett is a writer living in New York. View articles by Tobi Haslett here.

Zack Hatfield is a writer, an editor, and a twin living in New York. View articles by Zack Hatfield here.

Will Heinrich was born in Manhattan and spent his early childhood in Japan. His novel The King’s Evil, published by Scribner in 2003, won a PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship in 2004. He currently lives in Queens with his wife and daughter and writes about art for the New York Times. Read articles by Will Heinrich here.

Jeanine Herman is the translator of works by Julia Kristeva, Julien Gracq, Kettly Mars, Jean Genet, and Francis Ponge. She is a Chevalier in the French Order of Arts and Letters. View articles by Jeanine Herman here.

Hermione Hoby is the author of the novels Neon in Daylight and Virtue. Her criticism has appeared in Harper’s, the New Yorker’s Page-Turner, the New York Times, the Times Literary Supplement, the Guardian, frieze, and elsewhere. View articles by Hermione Hoby here.

Harmony Holiday is the author of several collections of poetry and numerous essays on music and culture. Her collection Maafa came out in April. View articles by Harmony Holiday here.

Matt Hooley is a visiting assistant professor in the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora at Tufts University. He writes about Indigenous literary and visual arts modernisms, US colonialism, and the environment. He received a PhD in English and Native Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is working on a book project titled Ordinary Empire: Native Modernism and the Ecologies of Settlement. View articles by Matt Hooley here.

Eric Hynes is a New York–based journalist, film critic, and programmer. He writes a column on the art of nonfiction, “Make It Real,” for Film Comment Magazine, and other outlets have included the New York Times, the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Slate, the Village Voice, Sight & Sound, and Reverse Shot. He is curator of film at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York. View articles by Eric Hynes here.

Nico Israel is a professor of English at the CUNY Graduate Center and Hunter College. His latest book, Spirals: The Whirled Image in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art (Columbia UP), has recently come out in paperback. View articles by Nico Israel here.

Lucy Ives is the author of the novels Impossible Views of the World and Loudermilk: Or, The Real Poet; Or, The Origin of the World, as well as editor of The Saddest Thing Is That I Have Had to Use Words: A Madeline Gins Reader. Her first short-story collection, Cosmogony, is forthcoming in March 2021. View articles by Lucy Ives here.

Lauren Michele Jackson is an assistant professor of English at Northwestern University. She is the author of White Negroes. View articles by Lauren Michele Jackson here.

Evan James’s work has appeared in Oxford American, Catapult, the New York Times, the New York Observer, Town & Country, Travel + Leisure, The Sun, and elsewhere. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he received an MFA in Fiction. View articles by Evan James here

Jennifer Kabat’s books Gentian and Nightshining will be published by Milkweed Editions in 2024. Her writing has been in Best American Essays, Granta, BOMB, Harper’s, and McSweeney’s. She lives in rural upstate New York and serves on her volunteer fire department. View articles by Jennifer Kabat here.

Jeffrey Kastner is a New York–based writer and critic, and the senior editor of Cabinet magazine. His books include the edited volumes Land and Environmental Art (Phaidon) and Nature (MIT/Whitechapel), and he is coauthor, with Claire Lehmann, of Artists Who Make Books (Phaidon). A regular contributor to Artforum, his writing has appeared in publications including the Economist, frieze, the New Republic, and the New York Times, and in books and exhibition catalogues on artists such as David Altmejd, Ragnar Kjartansson, Tomas Saraceno, and Sarah Sze. View articles by Jeffrey Kastner here.

Nora Khan is a writer of essays, fiction, and criticism. She is a 2016 Thoma Foundation Arts Writing Fellow in Digital Art, a current Eyebeam Research Resident, and a contributing editor at Rhizome. She publishes frequently on digital art, electronic music, the philosophy of technology, and artificial intelligence, among other topics, in Rhizome, Art in America, the Village Voice, California Sunday, Conjunctions, After Us, and AVANT. She collaborates frequently with artists and musicians. She now lives in New York. View articles by Nora Khan here.

Danny King is a writer based in New York. His work has appeared in the A.V. Club, the Brooklyn Rail, the Village Voice, and Reverse Shot, among other publications. View articles by Danny King here.

Alex Kitnick is Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Culture at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. View articles by Alex Kitnick here.

Svetlana Kitto is a writer, editor, and oral historian. Her writing has appeared in Guernica, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Cut, VICE, and elsewhere. Her book of interviews, Sara Penn’s Knobkerry: An Oral History Sourcebook (2021), formed the basis of an exhibition at the SculptureCenter. View articles by Svetlana Kitto here.

Wayne Koestenbaum—poet, critic, artist, performer—has published nineteen books, including Camp Marmalade, My 1980s & Other Essays, and The Queen’s Throat (nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award). His next book, a collection of essays, Figure It Out, will be published by Soft Skull in May 2020. He is a distinguished professor of English, French, and Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Find him at www.waynekoestenbaum.com. View articles by Wayne Koestenbaum here.

Yusef Komunyakaa’s numerous books of poems include Talking Dirty to the Gods; Thieves of Paradise, a finalist for the National Book Critics Award; The Chameleon Couch, a finalist for the National Book Award; Neon Vernacular: New & Selected Poems 1977–1989, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; and his forthcoming Everyday Mojo Songs of Earth: New & Selected Poems 2001–2021. Komunyakaa’s prose is collected in Blue Notes: Essays, Interviews & Commentaries. He also co-edited The Jazz Poetry Anthology. In 1999, he was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. He served as New York State Poet 2016–18. View articles by Yusef Komunyakaa here.

Shiv Kotecha writes poetry, fiction, and criticism. He is the author of two books, The Switch (Wonder, 2018) and EXTRIGUE (Make Now, 2018), and is a contributing editor for frieze magazine. He lives and works in New York. View articles by Shiv Kotecha here.

Gia Kourlas was the dance editor of Time Out New York from 1995 to 2015. Since 2000, she has regularly contributed to the New York Times, where she writes dance reviews, news items, essays, and features. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Dance Magazine, Dance Now, and Vogue. View articles by Gia Kourlas here.

Jennifer Krasinski is a writer and critic, and the digital editorial director of Artforum. View articles by Jennifer Krasinski here.

Chris Kraus is the author of four novels and two books of art and cultural criticism, including I Love Dick, Summer of Hate, and Where Art Belongs. Her forthcoming biography of Kathy Acker will be published by Semiotext(e) in September 2017. Chris Kraus lives in LA, where she is a co-editor of Semiotext(e), and teaches writing at European Graduate School. View articles by Chris Kraus here.

Josh Kun is an author and cultural historian whose books include Audiotopia: Music, Race, and AmericaThe Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles; and Double Vision: The Photography of George Rodriguez. As a curator, he has worked with SFMOMA, the Getty Foundation, and many other institutions. In 2016, he was awarded a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship. He is currently writing a book on music and migration for MCD x FSG. View articles by Josh Kun here.

Hari Kunzru is the author of, most recently, White Tears, and four previous novels. His work has been translated into twenty-one languages, and his short stories and journalism have appeared in many publications, including the New York Times, The Guardian, and the New Yorker. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the New York Public Library, and the American Academy in Berlin. He lives in Brooklyn. View articles by Hari Kunzru here.

Sowon Kwon is an artist based in New York City. Her work can be viewed at Broodthaers Society of America and Triple Canopy magazine. She teaches in the Graduate Fine Arts Program at Parsons / The New School, and, as a member of G11, is currently co-organizing Looks Like Play for the Virtual Asian American Art Museum (VAAAM). View articles by Sowon Kwon here.

Emily LaBarge is a writer based in London. She has written for Artforum, Bookforum, the London Review of Books, Granta, and the Paris Review, among other publications. She is writing a book about trauma and narrative. View articles by Emily LaBarge here.

Reinaldo Laddaga is an Argentine writer based in New York. The author of numerous books of narrative and criticism, he taught for many years in the Romance Language Department of the University of Pennsylvania. His latest books are Los hombres de Rusia (The Men from Russia), a novel, and a forthcoming book about walking in New York at the height of the COVID crisis. View articles by Reinaldo Laddaga here.

Quinn Latimer is the author of Like a Woman: Essays, Readings, Poems (Sternberg Press, 2017). Her writings have appeared in Artforum, the Paris Review, Texte zur Kunst, The White Review, and elsewhere. She is co-editor of Amazonia: Anthology as Cosmology, just out from Sternberg Press. View articles by Quinn Latimer here.

Nathan Lee is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Film and Media at Emory University. He is a former film critic for the New York Times, Village Voice, and Film Comment. View articles by Nathan Lee here.

Nicolas Linnert is an art critic and historian living in New York. He is a regular contributor to Artforum, and was recently a Helena Rubinstein Critical Studies Fellow of the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Studies Program. View articles by Nicolas Linnert here.

Jo Livingstone is a critic based in New York. View articles by Jo Livingstone here.

Beatrice Loayza is the associate web editor at the Criterion Collection. She is a film critic for the New York Times and a contributor to Film Comment, Cinema Scope, the Baffler, and other publications. View articles by Beatrice Loayza here.

Christian Lorentzen lives in Brooklyn. View articles by Christian Lorentzen here.

Jessica Loudis is the editor of World Policy Journal. Her criticism and essays have appeared in n+1, the New York Times, the Times Literary Supplement, Bookforum, the New Republic, and many other fine publications. View articles by Jessica Loudis here.

Jeremy Lybarger is the features editor at the Poetry Foundation. He has written for the New Yorker, Art in America, the Paris Review, the Baffler, the Nation, and more. View articles by Jeremy Lybarger here.

Charlie Markbreiter is the New Inquiry’s managing editor and a PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center. His first book, Gossip Girl Fanfic Novella, was published by Kenning Editions in November, 2022. View articles by Charlie Markbreiter here.

Dawn Lundy Martin is an American poet and essayist. She is the author of four books of poems, including Good Stock Strange Blood, winner of the 2019 Kingsley Tufts Award for Poetry. Her nonfiction can be found in n+1, the New Yorker, Ploughshares, the Believer, and Best American Essays 2019. Martin is the Toi Derricotte Endowed Chair in English at the University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics. View articles by Dawn Lundy Martin here.

Laura McLean-Ferris is a writer and curator based in Turin, Italy, where she is writing a novel. Her criticism and essays have appeared in Artforum, ArtReview, Bookforum, frieze, and Mousse, among other publications, and she was the recipient of a 2016 Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. Formerly she was Chief Curator at Swiss Institute, New York, where she recently curated the first survey of Rosemary Mayer and coedited the publications Rosemary Mayer (2023) and The Letters of Rosemary and Bernadette Mayer (2022). View articles by Laura McLean-Ferris here.

Blair McClendon is an editor, filmmaker, and writer. His film work has screened at Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, TIFF, and other festivals around the world. His writing has been published in n+1, the New Republic, the New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere. He lives in New York. View articles by Blair McClendon here.

Kevin McGarry is a New Hampshire-born writer based in Los Angeles. He contributes to several art and culture publications, and co-directs the Migrating Forms film festival at BAMCinématek. View articles by Kevin McGarry here.

Charles McNulty is the theater critic of the Los Angeles Times. He teaches playwriting and dramaturgy at the California Institute of the Arts. A former critic and editor for the Village Voice, he has taught at Yale, NYU, and Brooklyn College, where he was the director of the MFA program in dramaturgy and theater criticism. View articles by Charles McNulty here.

Momtaza Mehri is a poet who works across criticism, translation, anti-disciplinary research practices, education, moving image, and radio. Her latest pamphlet, Doing the Most with the Least, was published by Goldsmiths Press. View articles by Momtaza Mehri here.

Lake Micah is a New York writer. He edits at Harper’s Magazine and the Drift. View articles by Lake Micah here.

Megan Milks is the author of the novel Margaret and the Mystery of the Missing Body, finalist for a 2022 Lambda Literary Award, and Slug and Other Stories, both out now from Feminist Press. View articles by Megan Milks here.

Albert Mobilio is the author of four books of poetry: Same Faces (2020), Touch Wood (2011), Me with Animal Towering (2002), and The Geographics (1995). A book of fiction, Games and Stunts, appeared in 2016. He was a MacDowell Fellow in 2015 and awarded an Andy Warhol Arts Writers Grant in 2017. A former editor at Bookforum, he is currently an editor at Hyperallergic and an associate professor of literary studies at Eugene Lang College at the New School. View articles by Albert Mobilio here.

Alexander Nagel is Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. He is the author of The Controversy of Renaissance Art (Chicago University Press, 2012) and other books. View articles by Alexander Nagel here.

Maggie Nelson is the author of nine books of poetry and prose, many of which have become cult classics defying categorization. Her nonfiction titles include the National Book Critics Circle Award winner and New York Times bestseller The Argonauts (2015); The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning (Norton, 2011; a New York Times Notable Book of the Year); Bluets (2009; named by Bookforum one of the top ten best books of the past twenty years); The Red Parts (2007, reissued 2016); and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (2007). Her poetry titles include Something Bright, Then Holes (2007) and Jane: A Murder (2005). She writes frequently about art, and in 2016 was awarded a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship. She currently teaches at USC and lives in Los Angeles. View articles by Maggie Nelson here.

Bob Nickas is a writer and curator based in New York. He has organized well over one hundred exhibitions and artists’ projects. On October 4, 2018, at Kerry Schuss, he opened Strange Attractors: The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art, Vol. 2, The Rings of Saturn. His most recent collection, Komplaint Dept., was just published by Karma. View articles by Bob Nickas here.

Will Noah is a writer and translator based in Mexico City. His work has appeared in the Baffler, BOMB, n+1, and the New York Review of Books, and he is a member of the Criterion Collection’s editorial staff. View articles by Will Noah here.

Tausif Noor is a critic, curator, and doctoral student at UC Berkeley currently based in Philadelphia. His criticism appears in Artforum, frieze, the Nation, the New York Times, the White Review, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among other publications. View articles by Tausif Noor here.

David O’Neill is an editor, writer, and teacher in New York. He co-edited Weight of the Earth: The Tape Journals of David Wojnarowicz. View articles by David O’Neill here.

Tracy O’Neill is the author of The Hopeful, one of Electric Literature’s Best Novels of 2015, and Quotients, newly out from Soho Press. In 2015, she was named a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and long-listed for the Flaherty-Dunnan Prize. She was a 2012 Center for Fiction Emerging Writers Fellow. She holds an MFA in fiction from the City College of New York and a PhD in communications studies from Columbia University. View articles by Tracy O’Neill here.

Michelle Orange is the author, most recently, of Pure Flame: A Legacy (FSG, 2021). View articles by Michelle Orange here.

French artist Philippe Parreno works across film, sculpture, drawing, and text, conceiving his exhibitions as a scripted space where a series of events unfold. He seeks to transform the exhibition visit into a singular experience that plays with spatial and temporal boundaries and the sensory experience of the visitor. Parreno is based in Paris, and his work has recently been shown at Gropius Bau in Berlin, Museo Jumex in Mexico City, the Rockbund Museum of Art in Shanghai, and the Tate Museum in London. View articles by Philippe Parreno here.

Ian Penman is a freelance critic. A collection of essays on music, It Gets Me Home, This Curving Track, was published last year by Fitzcarraldo Editions. He’s currently working on a book about Billie Holiday. View articles by Ian Penman here.

Daniel Penny writes about art and culture at the New Yorker, the Paris Review, GQ, Boston Review, frieze, and elsewhere. He teaches writing and visual culture at Parsons School of Design. View articles by Daniel Penny here.

Hestia Peppe is an artist, writer, and private tutor. She lives and works in London. View articles by Hestia Peppe here.

Julie Phillips’s most recent book is The Baby on the Fire Escape, on mothering and creative work. View articles by Julie Phillips here.

Kaitlin Phillips is a native Montanan living in Manhattan. Her writing and criticism appears regularly in Bookforum, Artforum, SSENSE, Vogue, and New York, among other publications. She publishes her diary serially in n+1. View articles by Kaitlin Phillips here.

Darryl Pinckney is the author of two novels, High Cotton (1992) and Black Deutschland (2016), and four works of nonfiction, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature (2002), Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy (2014), Busted in New York and Other Essays (2019), and, most recently, Come Back in September: A Literary Education on West Sixty-Seventh Street, Manhattan (2022). View articles by Darryl Pinckney here.

Nick Pinkerton is the author of the book Goodbye, Dragon Inn, available from Fireflies Press as part of its Decadent Editions series. His writing on cinematic esoterica can be found at nickpinkerton.substack.com, among other venues. View articles by Nick Pinkerton here.

Mark Polizzotti’s books include Revolution of the Mind: The Life of André Breton (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995; revised ed. 2009), Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited (Bloomsbury, 2006), and Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto (MIT Press, 2018). He has translated over fifty books from the French, including works by Patrick Modiano, Gustave Flaubert, and Marguerite Duras, and his essays and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, New Republic, Bookforum, Wall Street Journal, The Nation, Parnassus, and elsewhere. He directs the publications program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. View articles by Mark Polizzotti here.

Barbara Pollack is the author of Brand New Art from China: A Generation on the Rise (I.B. Tauris, 2018) and The Wild, Wild East: An American Art Critic’s Adventures in China (Timezone 8, 2010). She is also the curator of My Generation: Young Chinese Artists (2014­–15), as well as We Chat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art (2016). Pollack has received two grants from the Asian Cultural Council and the Andy Warhol | Creative Capital Arts Writers Grant. View articles by Barbara Pollack here.

Yasmina Price is a writer, film programmer, and PhD candidate at Yale University. She is devoted to black cinema, anti-colonial visual culture, and experimentation. View articles by Yasmina Price here.

Alexander Provan is the editor of Triple Canopy and a contributing editor of Bidoun. He is the recipient of a 2015 Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and was a 2013–15 fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics. View articles by Alexander Provan here.

James Quandt is senior curator at the Toronto International Film Festival Cinematheque, where he has programmed hundreds of film series and organized several international touring retrospectives over the past twenty-five years. A frequent contributor to Artforum and to several anthologies of film scholarship, he has also edited monographs on directors Shohei Imamura, Kon Ichikawa, Robert Bresson, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. View articles by James Quandt here.

Alissa Quart is the executive editor of the journalism nonprofit Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and the author of four books, Monetized and Branded among them. Her forthcoming nonfiction book is about inequality. View articles by Alissa Quart here.

Ben Ratliff is the author of four books, including Every Song Ever. View articles by Ben Ratliff here.

Tiana Reid is a writer and scholar from Toronto. She is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of English at Brown University. A former editor of the New Inquiry and Pinko, her writing has been published in Art in America, Bookforum, frieze, the Nation, the New York Review of Books, the Paris Review, and elsewhere. View articles by Tiana Reid here.

Sarah Resnick was born in Canada and lives in New York. Her short stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in the New Yorker, n+1, and Bookforum, as well as in the Pushcart Prize and Best American Essay anthologies. She is currently acting deputy editor of n+1. View articles by Sarah Resnick here.

Cal Revely-Calder is a senior arts editor at the Telegraph. He has written for Artforum, the Nation, and the White Review, and is working on a book about melodrama. View articles by Cal Revely-Calder here.

Simon Reynolds is the author of eight books about pop culture, including Retromania, the postpunk chronicle Rip It Up and Start Again, the techno history Energy Flash, and most recently Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy, from the Seventies to the 21st Century. Born in London, currently resident in Los Angeles, he is a contributor to publications including The Guardian, Pitchfork, and The Wire, and operates a number of blogs centered around the hub Blissblog. View articles by Simon Reynolds here.

Frances Richard is the author of Anarch. (Futurepoem, 2012), The Phonemes (Les Figues Press, 2012), and See Through (Four Way Books, 2003). She writes frequently about contemporary art and is co-author, with Jeffrey Kastner and Sina Najafi, of Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s “Fake Estates” (Cabinet Books, 2005); currently she is editing a volume of essays on Joan Jonas (Wattis Institute, forthcoming). She teaches at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. View articles by Frances Richard here.

Christopher Richards is a poet and editor from Minnesota. He has contributed to the New Yorker’s Page-Turner, The Nation, The Millions, Guernica, and After Dark. View articles by Christopher Richards here.

Sarah Rifky is a writer and curator. She is the co-founder of Beirut (2012–15), an art initiative and exhibition space in Cairo. She is the author of numerous essays of art and other speculative fiction. She is pursuing her PhD in History, Theory, and Criticism at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she is a fellow of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture. View articles by Sarah Rifky here.

David Rimanelli began writing about art in 1988 and has chronicled developments in the New York art world for over two decades. From 1993 to 1999, he was a regular contributor to the New Yorker; since 1997 he has been a contributing editor at Artforum. View articles by David Rimanelli here.

Judith Rodenbeck is a Los Angeles–based critic and (very) occasional performer. She teaches in the Department of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of California in Riverside. View articles by Judith Rodenbeck here.

Lucinda Rosenfeld is an author, most recently, of the novel Class. View articles by Lucinda Rosenfeld here.

J. Howard Rosier sits on the board of the National Book Critics Circle. His writing has appeared in Bookforum, Kenyon Review, Art in America, and elsewhere. View articles by J. Howard Rosier here.

Sukhdev Sandhu directs the Colloquium for Unpopular Culture at New York University. A former Critic of the Year at the British Press Awards, he writes for The Guardian, makes radio documentaries for the BBC, and runs the Texte and Töne publishing imprint. View articles by Sukhdev Sandhu here.

Martha Schwendener is an art critic for the New York Times and a visiting associate professor at New York University. She recently edited a book of Vilém Flusser’s writings for Artforum (São Paulo: Metaflux, forthcoming) and is working on a book, based on a dissertation completed at the CUNY Graduate Center in 2016, exploring Flusser’s philosophies of language, technical images, and communications and their relationship with art. View articles by Martha Schwendener here.

Andrea K. Scott is a writer and editor on the staff of the New Yorker magazine, where she has written on subjects ranging from a profile of the sculptor Sarah Sze to an appreciation of the downtown art maven Lia Gangitano. View articles by Andrea K. Scott here.

Charity Scribner is an associate professor of comparative literature at the City University of New York. Her most recent book is After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy. View articles by Charity Scribner here.

Brian Seibert is the author of What the Eye Hears: A History of Tap Dancing, which was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award and won an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. Since 2011, he has been a dance critic and features writer for the New York Times, and he has contributed to the New Yorker since 2002. His reviews, features, and essays have appeared in the Village Voice, the Los Angeles Times, Slate, Dance Magazine, and the Threepenny Review, among other publications. View articles by Brian Seibert here.

Tom Sellar, a writer, dramaturg, and curator, is editor of Yale’s journal Theater. His arts writing and criticism have appeared in national publications including Artforum, BOMB, the New York Times, the Guardian, TheatreForum, and American Theatre. From 2001–16 he was a frequent contributor to the Village Voice. View articles by Tom Sellar here.

Aveek Sen studied and taught English literature at Calcutta and Oxford. He won the 2009 Infinity Award for writing on photography, given by the International Center of Photography, and has written with artists like Dayanita Singh, Roni Horn, and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster. He enjoys writing across literature, the visual arts, cinema, music, and everyday life. He is associate editor of The Telegraph, Calcutta, for which he writes a column called “Art & Life.” View articles by Aveek Sen here.

Helen Shaw writes about theater and performance in publications such as Time Out New York, Art in America, Artforum, and American Theatre. View articles by Helen Shaw here.

Amy Sillman is an artist based in New York City. Her work and interests include painting, drawing, prints, animation, and writing. She currently holds a position as professor at the Staedelschule in Frankfurt. Her solo show Landline, which includes paintings, drawings, animations, prints, and zines, is now on view at Camden Arts Centre in London, and runs until January 6, 2019. Sillman is represented in New York by Gladstone Gallery. View articles by Amy Sillman here.

Mark Sinker has written about music, film, and the arts since the 1980s, at outlets including Sight and Sound, Crafts magazine, the Face, and the Village Voice. In the early 1990s he was editor of the Wire, and in 2019 published an anthology of essays and conversations about UK music-writing, A Hidden Landscape Once a Week: The Unruly Curiosity of the UK Music Press in the 1960s-80s, in the words of those who were there. View articles by Mark Sinker here.

Sjón is an Icelandic author of novels, poetry, libretti, and screenplays, whose award-winning works have been translated into forty languages. His latest novel, Red Milk, will be published by MCD Books at FSG in autumn 2021. View articles by Sjón here.

Christine Smallwood is the author of the novel The Life of the Mind. View articles by Christine Smallwood here.

Ania Soliman is an artist who works with research-based drawing and narratives. Her current focus is on relationships between nature and technology constructed in different cultural systems. Her work has been shown at the Whitney Biennial, the Museum of Culture in Basel, the Istanbul Biennial, the Museum of Modern Art in Salzburg, and the Castello di Rivoli in Turin, among other venues. She is represented by Sfeir-Semler gallery in Hamburg and Beirut. View articles by Ania Soliman here.

Doreen St. Félix is a staff writer for the New Yorker. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, New York magazine, Vogue, and others. View articles by Doreen St. Félix here.

Judith Stein is a writer and curator specializing in postwar American art. Her biography, Eye of the Sixties, Richard Bellamy and the Transformation of Modern Art (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016), earned an Athenaeum Literary Award. Her exhibitions include The Figurative Fifties: New York Figurative Expressionism, and I Tell My Heart, The Art of Horace Pippin, shown at the Metropolitan Museum. A longtime contributor to Art in America, she is a former arts reviewer for NPR’s Fresh Air. She is the recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts in literary nonfiction, a Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant, and a Lannan Residency Fellowship, Marfa, Texas. View articles by Judith Stein here.

René Steinke is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow. Her most recent novel, Friendswood (Riverhead), was shortlisted for the St. Francis Literary Prize and was named one of NPR’s Great Reads. Her previous novel, Holy Skirts, an imaginative retelling of the life of the artist and provocateur Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, was a finalist for the National Book Award. She is currently the director of the MFA program in Creative Writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She lives in Brooklyn. View articles by René Steinke here.

Jessi Jezewska Stevens’s debut novel, The Exhibition of Persephone Q., is due out from Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Her fiction and essays appear in the Paris Review, Tin House, the Los Angeles Review of Books, BOMB Magazine, The Rumpus, Guernica, and elsewhere. She lives in New York. View articles by Jessi Jezewska Stevens here.

Margaret Sundell is the editor-in-chief of 4Columns. View articles by Margaret Sundell here.

Maxine Swann is the author of three novels: Flower Children, Serious Girls, and The Foreigners. She has received a Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award from the Academy of Arts and Letters and her stories have been featured in The Best American Short Stories, O’Henry Prize Stories, and Pushcart Prize Stories. Born in Pennsylvania, she has been living in Buenos Aires since 2001. View articles by Maxine Swann here.

Ania Szremski is the senior editor of 4Columns. View articles by Ania Szremski here.

FT isn’t a real person, but that doesn’t stop him from having a lot of opinions. His ongoing commentary on Spinoza’s Ethics can be found on Patreon. View articles by FT here.

Brandon Taylor is the author of the novel Real Life and the story collection Filthy Animals. He lives in New York. View articles by Brandon Taylor here.

Greg Tate is a writer and musician who lives in Harlem and is a proud member of Howard University’s Bison Nation. His books include Flyboy in the Buttermilk, Midnight Lightning: Jimi Hendrix and the Black Experience, Everything but the Burden: What White People Are Taking from Black Culture, and Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader. Since 1999 Tate has also co-led the Conducted Improvisation ensemble Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber. The group tours internationally, and have released sixteen albums on their own AvantGroidd imprint. View articles by Greg Tate here.

Amy Taubin is a contributing editor for Artforum, Film Comment, and Sight and Sound magazines. She is the author of Taxi Driver in the British Film Institute’s Film Classics series and co-author of the monograph James Nares (Rizzoli, 2014). She has been a member of the selection committee for the New York Film Festival since 2012. She teaches at the School of Visual Arts. View articles by Amy Taubin here.

Lynne Tillman is a novelist, short story writer, and critic. Her most recent novel MEN AND APPARITIONS was published by Soft Skull Press in 2018. Her story “Plague days” appeared in LitHub last March; another story, “The Dead Live Longer,” appeared in n+1 magazine in the summer. View articles by Lynne Tillman here.

Colm Tóibín is the author of nine novels, including The Master and Brooklyn, and two collections of stories. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages. He is a contributing editor at the London Review of Books and Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University. View articles by Colm Tóibín here.

David L. Ulin is the author of Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles, which was shortlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. A 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, he is the former book editor and book critic of the Los Angeles Times. View articles by David L. Ulin here.

Andrew Uroskie is the author of Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art (University of Chicago Press, 2014). He serves as Associate Professor of Modern Art and Media at Stony Brook University in New York, where he directs the MA/PhD Program in Art History & Criticism. His new book project The Kinetic Imaginary was awarded a 2016 Creative Capital Arts Writers Grant. View articles by Andrew Uroskie here.

Seth Colter Walls is a critic and reporter whose writing on music, books, and film has appeared in The Guardian, Pitchfork, the Village Voice, and the London Review of Books. He is the author of the novel Gaza, Wyoming. View articles by Seth Colter Walls here.

Lori Waxman is the Chicago Tribune’s primary freelance art critic. She teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has a PhD in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts in New York. Her 60 wrd/min art critic performance has been exhibited in Documenta 13 and a dozen cities across the US. She is the author, most recently, of Keep Walking Intently (Sternberg Press, 2017). View articles by Lori Waxman here.

Elvia Wilk is a writer living in New York. She is the author of the novel Oval and a book of essays called Death by Landscape. Her work has appeared in publications like frieze, Artforum, Bookforum, the Atlantic, the Nation, Granta, the Paris Review Daily, the Baffler, n+1, the White Review, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She is a contributing editor at e-flux Journal. View articles by Elvia Wilk here.

Adam Wilson is the author of three books, including, most recently, the novel Sensation Machines. He is a National Jewish Book Award finalist, and a recipient of the Terry Southern Prize. His work has appeared in Harper’s, the Paris Review, the New York Times Book Review, Tin House, Bookforum, VICE, and the Best American Short Stories, among many other publications. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches regularly at Columbia University’s MFA Writing program. View articles by Adam Wilson here.

Kaelen Wilson-Goldie is a writer and critic who divides her time between Beirut and New York. A contributing editor for Bidoun, she writes regularly for publications such as Artforum, Afterall, and Aperture. Her first book, Etel Adnan (Lund Humphries), on the paintings of the Lebanese-American poet Etel Adnan, was published in 2018. View articles by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie here.

Robert Jackson Wood is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer. He has written for the Brooklyn Rail, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, WQXR radio, and the French Institute Alliance Française, among other publications and places. He holds a PhD in musicology from the CUNY Graduate Center, with a dissertation on modernism and composer Edgard Varèse. View articles by Robert Jackson Wood here.

Lara Zarum is a writer from Toronto. She has been a staff writer at the Village Voice and the TV editor at Flavorwire.com. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the New Republic, the Globe and Mail, Vulture.com, Slate, Guernica, Kirkus Reviews, Bookforum.com, and the L.A. Review of Books, among other publications. View articles by Lara Zarum here.

Thad Ziolkowski’s most recent book is the novel Wichita. View articles by Thad Ziolkowski here.

Steven Zultanski is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Bribery (Ugly Duckling Press, 2014) and Agony (BookThug, 2012). His critical writing has appeared in Art in America, Convolutions, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Mousse, and elsewhere. In January 2017, an art exhibition inspired by his writing, entitled You can tell I’m alive and well because I weep continuously., showed at the Knockdown Center in Queens. View articles by Steven Zultanski here.