Hilton Als

Author, New Yorker Staff Writer, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism

Hilton Als began contributing to The New Yorker in 1989, writing pieces for Talk of the Town. He became a staff writer in 1994, a theater critic in 2002, and chief theater critic in 2013. He has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Writing, a George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, the American Academy's Berlin Prize, and the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for his work at The New Yorker in 2017. He is a Professor at Columbia University's Writing Program, and his work has appeared in The Nation, The Believer, and The New York Review of Books. He lives in New York City.

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Hilton Als