Lucy Ives is the author of two novels: Impossible Views of the World, published by Penguin Press and selected as a New York Times Editors' Choice, and Loudermilk: Or, The Real Poet; Or, The Origin of the World, published by Soft Skull Press and also a New York Times Editors' Choice. Her writing has appeared in Art in America, Artforum, The Baffler, The Chronicle of Higher Education, frieze, Granta, Lapham's Quarterly, and Vogue, among other publications. For five years she was an editor with the online magazine Triple Canopy. A graduate of Harvard and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from New York University. She currently teaches in the Image Text interdisciplinary MFA program at Ithaca College, as well as in NYU’s XE: Experimental Humanities & Social Engagement Master's program. She is the recipient of a 2018 Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant.