John Glassie

John Glassie is the author of A Man of Misconceptions, a biography of the 17th-century polymath Athanasius Kircher, which was a New York Times Book Review “Editor’s Choice.” He has written for The Believer, The New York Times Magazine, the New Republic, the Paris Review Daily, and other publications. He is also the author of a photo book, Bicycles Locked to Poles, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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A Book of Silences

“In some ways, ‘Chalk’ takes readers on a failed journey.” John Glassie on Joshua Rivkin’s new biography of Cy Twombly....

A Book of Silences
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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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