Literary Arts

Lucy Ives

Bonderman Assistant Professor of the Practice in Literary Arts
68 1/1 Brown Street


Lucy Ives is a novelist, poet, and critic. Her most recent work of fiction, Life Is Everywhere (Graywolf), was a best book of 2022 with The New Yorker and The Seattle Times. She writes frequently on visual art and has published essays and other short pieces in such magazines as ArtforumHarper's, and Vogue. She has also worked as an editor in print and digital contexts. In collaboration with Siglio Press, Ives edited The Saddest Thing Is That I Have Had to Use Words: A Madeline Gins Reader, the first definitive collection of writings by poet-architect-philosopher Gins. In 2024, Graywolf will publish An Image of My Name Enters America, a book of essays.

photo by Andrew Brucker