“So I must begin again, when I only have months left to write it.”
Kate Zambreno is the author of eight books, most recently the novel Drifts (Riverhead) and a study of Hervé Guibert, To Write As If Already Dead (Columbia University Press). The Light Room, a meditation on art and care, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books in Summer 2023. Tone, a collaborative study with the writer and scholar Sofia Samatar, under The Committee to Investigate Atmosphere, is forthcoming from Columbia University Press. Her fiction and reports have been published in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Granta, VQR, Astra, BOMB, and more. Her books have been translated into seven languages. She is the Strachan Donnelley Chair in Environmental Writing at Sarah Lawrence College and teaches graduate nonfiction at Columbia University. Zambreno is a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow in Nonfiction.