Kate Zambreno

Kate Zambreno is the author of eight books, most recently Drifts (out now in paperback from Riverhead Books) and To Write As If Already Dead, a study on Hervé Guibert (Columbia University Press). She is at work on an essay collection, The Missing Person, to be published by Riverhead, and a novel, Foam. She is the Strachan Donnelley Chair in Environmental Writing at Sarah Lawrence College, and teaches in the graduate nonfiction program at Columbia University. She is a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow in Nonfiction.

Selected praise: 

‘Kate Zambreno’s oeuvre is not just a series of books but a body of thought, an interrupted exhortation on incompleteness and the intersections of life, death, time, memory, and silence’ — The Paris Review

‘one of our most formally ambitious writers’ — Esquire

‘a master of the experimental lyric essay’ — Publishers Weekly