Sven Birkerts is a renowned literary critic, editor, reviewer, memoirist and essayist. He has edited AGNI since 1992. Among his fifteen books are the recent Changing the Subject: Art and Attention in the Internet Age (Graywolf Press, 2015), The Other Walk (Graywolf Press, 2011), Art of Time in Memoir: (Graywolf Press, 2008). His other books include The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age (Faber & Faber), Readings (Graywolf Press, 1999), and his memoir My Sky Blue Trades: Growing Up Counter in a Contrary Time (Viking, 2002). He won the Citation for Excellence in Reviewing from the National Book Critics Circle and the Spielvogel-Diamonstein Award from PEN. Birkerts has reviewed regularly for The New York Times Book Review, The New Republic, The Yale Review, and other publications. He has taught writing at Harvard University, Emerson College, and Amherst and has been Briggs-Copeland lecturer in nonfiction at Harvard. He directed the Bennington Writing Seminars and has been a member of the core faculty since 1994.

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