Ander Monson

Ander Monson edits the magazine DIAGRAM and the New Michigan Press. He is the author of Vanishing Point: Not a Memoir (Graywolf Press, 2010), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism; The Available World (Sarabande, 2010); Neck Deep and Other Predicaments: Essays (Graywolf Press, February 2007); Other Electricities (a sort-of novel, Sarabande Books, 2005); and Vacationland (poems, Tupelo Press, 2005). He lives in Tucson and teaches at the University of Arizona.



In 1999’s Best American Essays Edward Hoagland tells us “essays are how we speak to one another in print . . . in a kind of public letter.” Like a numbers station out there broadcasting, he’s still telling us. That sentence is still raisined in the brain and seems to be going nowhere. I can’t […]