Anne Boyer is a U.S. poet and essayist, and the inaugural winner of the 2018 Cy Twombly Award for Poetry from the Foundation for Contemporary Art and a 2018 Whiting Award in nonfiction/poetry. She is the author of The Romance of Happy Workers, The 2000s, My Common Heart, 2016 CLMP Firecracker award-winning Garments Against Women, The Handbook of Disappointed Fate. most recently, The Undying: Pain, Vulnerability, Mortality, Medicine, Art, Time, Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care (FSG, September 2019).
Born in London, Hari Kunzru is the author of the novels The Impressionist, Transmission, My Revolutions and Gods Without Men, as well as a short story collection, Noise and a novella, Memory Palace. His most recent novel, White Tears, was a finalist for the PEN/ Jean Stein Book Award. He was a 2008 Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library, a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow and a 2016 Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin. He lives in New York City.