Maud Lavin

A professor emerita at SAIC, Maud Lavin writes creative nonfiction and has published essays in Portable Gray, Artforum, Art in America, Harper’s Bazaar, the Nation, the New York Times Book Review, and other venues. Her books include a monograph on Berlin Dada artist Hannah Höch (Yale UP), an essay collection—Clean New World (MIT), and Push Comes to Shove: New Images of Aggressive Women (MIT). Together with Ling Yang and Jing Jamie Zhao, she co-edited Boys’ Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan (HKUP). She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and an NEA grant for her writing.