Writer

Artist Residency Programs MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism

Education

MA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Professional experience includes

Mackey chair of Creative Writing, Beloit College; editor-in-chief, Chicago Reader

 

Books include

Gentrifier: A Memoir; Sweet Little Cunt: The Graphic Work of Julie Doucet; Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes; Threadbare: Clothes, Sex & Trafficking; Unmarketable: Brandalism, Copyfighting, Mocketing, and the Erosion of Integrity

 

Publications include

The Guardian, Anarchist Review of Books, The Baffler, Paris Review

 

Awards and honors include

“Books We Love,” NPR; New York State Council on the Arts; Eisner Award; National Endowment for the Humanities; “Best of the Best Books,” Chicago Public Library; National Endowment for the Arts; Senior Fulbright Specialist Program