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Hilton Als is a staff writer and theater critic at The New Yorker. His books include The Women (1996) and White Girls (2014), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. A Guggenheim fellow, he was also a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Criticism. He is an associate professor of writing at Columbia University’s School of the Arts and has taught at Yale University, Wesleyan, and Smith College. He lives in New York City.