Peter Coviello

Peter Coviello is professor of English at the University of Illinois-Chicago, where he specializes in American literature and queer studies. He is the author, most recently, of Long Players: A Love Story in Eighteen Songs, one of Artforum’s 10 Best Books of 2018. His next book, Make Yourselves Gods: Mormons and the Unfinished Business of American Secularism, appears in 2019 from the University of Chicago Press.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Is There God After Prince?

Put on his songs, any of them. Here, they say. Do you need a reminder of the exhilarating limitlessness of the world apart from the knowable and known? Here you go....


Difficult Love

Jennifer Doyle’s Hold It Against Me explores the difficult. Some difficulty is good for us. And some, it seems, is not....


“… and Circumstance”

There’s more than one reason to cry at graduations. Ask the queerer kin. Ask the stepparents. Ask the ex-stepparents....

“… and Circumstance”
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