Jennifer Kabat

Jennifer Kabat’s essays and criticism have appeared in Granta, BOMB, Harper’s, Frieze, The New York Review of Books, The Believer, Virginia Quarterly Review, and The White Review. Awarded a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant, she teaches at NYU and the New School, and her writing has been included in exhibitions at Arnolfini (Bristol, United Kingdom), Index (Stockholm, Sweden) and The Poor Farm (Little Wolf, Wisconsin). Her essay “Rain Like Cotton” was recently chosen for Best American Essays, and she’s working on a book, GHOSTLANDS, exploring the histories of progressive values from the modernist suburb where she grew up to where she lives now in the Catskill Mountains. (Photograph by Marco Breuer.)


Hard Stands

Jennifer Kabat reviews James Pogue's "Chosen Country," which details the Malheur Reservation standoff and events over the two years preceding it....

Views from a Height: Technologies of Surveillance from the Photographic Survey to the Predator Drone
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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