Please join me in welcoming Curtis White to Big Other.
Curtis White is the critically acclaimed writer of numerous books of experimental fiction and social criticism. His books include: Heretical Songs (Fiction Collective, 1981); Metaphysics in the Midwest (Sun & Moon, 1989); The Idea of Home (Sun & Moon, 1993; reprinted by Dalkey Archive Press, 2004); Anarcho-Hindu (FC2, 1995); Monstrous Possibility: An Invitation to Literary Politics (Dalkey Archive Press, 1998); Memories of My Father Watching TV (Dalkey Archive Press, 1998); Requiem (Dalkey Archive Press, 2001); The Middle Mind: Why Americans Don’t Think for Themselves (HarperSanFrancisco, 2003); America’s Magic Mountain (Dalkey Archive Press, 2004); The Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of Total Work (PoliPointPress, 2006); The Barbaric Heart: Faith, Money, and the Crisis of Nature (PoliPointPress, 2009).
John Madera's fiction may be found in Conjunctions, Opium Magazine, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His criticism may be found in American Book Review, Bookforum, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi: Review of Books, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other venues. Recipient of an M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University, John Madera lives in New York City, where he runs Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.