Writer
MFA Art Writing
Education

BA, Hunter College


Books include

American Genius, A Comedy; Someday This Will Be Funny; No Lease on Life; Cast in Doubt; My Tentative, Querulous Samplings; Bookstore: The Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co.; The Broad Picture: Essays 1987-1996



Anthologies include

Awake! A Reader For The Sleepless; The Show I’ll Never Forget: 50 Writers Relive Their Most Memorable Concertgoing Experience; This Is Not Chick Lit: Original Stories by America’s Best Women Writers; The Book of Life: A Compendium of the Best Autobiographical and Memoir Writing; Labor Days: An Anthology of Fiction About Work; The Future Dictionary Of America; Wrestling With Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; Strictly Casual; 110 Stories: New York Writes After September 11; Hatred of Capitalism: A Semiotext(e) Reader; Here Lies; War of the Words


Publications include

PEN America, Black Warrior Review, Nest, Speak, Conjunctions, Bomb, Aperture, Bookforum, The Guardian, Art in America, The Village Voice, Artforum, Frieze (U.K.), Art On Paper, Vogue (Germany), Leonardo, The New York Times Book Review, Interview, Elle


Awards and honors include

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University Fellowship, New York State Council on the Arts, Jerome Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts