Hilton Als

Hilton Als became a staff writer at The New Yorker in 1996 and the chief theatre critic in 2013. His first book, The Women, was published in 1996 and his most recent book, White Girls, was nominated for a 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. Als has taught at Wesleyan, Wellesley, Smith, and the Yale School of Drama, and his work has appeared in The Nation and The New York Review of Books. He lives in New York City.