is assistant editor of the journal Esprit. She has researched the relationship between fiction and politics in interwar America and is translator of the novels of Grace Lumpkin.
Returning to the art of the Great Depression
When Roosevelt insisted that photographers and writers document the Great Depression, they produced iconic work that allowed America to doubt its myths but also to get back on track. So where are today's Dorothea Langes and John Steinbecks? [more]