Lucy Ives is a novelist and critic. She is the author of several books of poetry and short prose, including a long poem, Anamnesis, winner of the 2008 Slope Editions Book Prize. Her novel, Impossible Views of the World, published by Penguin Press, was selected as a New York Times Editors' Choice. Her writing has appeared in Art in America, Artforum, the Baffler, frieze, Granta, Lapham's Quarterly, and Vogue, among other publications. She is the recipient of a 2018 Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant.
Ives holds an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a PhD in comparative literature from New York University. Her research interests include the contemporary novel, theories of narrative, intersections of visual art and literary writing, intersections of media studies and literary writing, American poetry and poetics, histories of collecting.