Wendy S. Walters is Director of the Nonfiction Concentration and Associate Professor in the Writing Program of the School of the Arts at Columbia University. She is a recipient of fellowships from Creative Capital, NYFA, the Ford Foundation, Mass MoCA, Yaddo, MacDowell, Bread Loaf, and the Smithsonian Institute. Her work has been published in The Yale Review, LARB, BOMB, Lapham’s Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Fourth Genre, and Harper’s, among many others. She is currently working on a book about white paint. Other areas of interest include the intersections between writing and design; climate change and its geographical reverberations; class and racial disquietude in the industrial Midwest; and organic forms in the essay. Walters is the author of two books of poems and a book of prose, Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal.

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