Carol Becker

Carol Becker is Professor of the Arts and Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts. She is the author of numerous articles and several books including: The Invisible Drama: Women and the Anxiety of Change (Prentice Hall & IBD, 1987); The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society and Social Responsibility (Routledge,1994); Zones of Contention: Essays on […]

Lucy Ives

Lucy Ives is the author of the novel Impossible Views of the World, published by Penguin Press.

Her writing has appeared in Art in America, Artforum, Lapham’s Quarterly, and Vogue, among other publications.

Nuar Alsadir

Nuar Alsadir is a poet, writer, and psychoanalyst. This is part two of her interview, part one is here. She is the author of the poetry collections Fourth Person Singular (2017), a finalist for the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and shortlisted for the 2017 Forward Prize for Best Collection in England […]

Chavisa Woods

Chavisa Woods is interviewed here about her writing project, 100 Things, which also uses the hashtag #sexismfuckingsucks. She was interviewed previously about her book, Things To Do When You’re Goth in the Country here. And a second time about LGBTQ issues, particularly in regard to children, and that interview is here. Chavisa Woods is the author of three […]

Nuar Alsadir

Nuar Alsadir is a poet, writer, and psychoanalyst. This is part one of her interview, part two is here. She is the author of the poetry collections Fourth Person Singular (2017), a finalist for the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and shortlisted for the 2017 Forward Prize for Best Collection in England […]

Jason Schneiderman

Jason Schneiderman is the author of Primary Source, winner of the 2016 Benjamin Saltman Award; Sublimation Point, a Stahlecker Selection from Four Way Books; and Striking Surface, winner of the 2009 Richard Snyder Prize from Ashland Poetry Press. His poetry and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry, Poetry London, Grand Street, The Penguin Book of […]

Shane McCrae

Shane McCrae is the author of six full-length books of poetry—most recently, The Gilded Auction Block, which will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the fall, and In the Language of My Captor, which was published by Wesleyan University Press in 2017, and was a finalist for the National Book Award. His poems have […]

Jeff Dolven

Jeff Dolven teaches poetry and poetics at Princeton University. He is the author of two books of criticism, Senses of Style (2018) and Scenes of Instruction (2007), as well as the hasty Take Care (2017), and essays on a variety of subjects, including Renaissance metrics, Edmund Spenser, Shakespeare’s reading, Fairfield Porter, and player pianos. His […]

Ramona Austin

Ramona Austin has over three decades of professional experience in the arts and arts education. Currently Ms. Austin is Senior Curator for the Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries at Old Dominion University, a major repository of self-taught art in the United States, as well as a consultant in the museum field. From 2001 to […]

Bertie Brandes

Bertie Brandes grew up in London and studied English. She started her writing career with a column for VICE and after graduating became their UK Fashion Editor. Self-employed for the past 5 years, she has written for the Observer, GQ, The Times among others and is a contributing editor at i-D. Since 2011 she has […]