Robert Boyers, visiting senior lecturer in liberal studies and Tisch Professor of Ar ts and Letters at Skidmore College, is the founder and longtime editor of the well-known intellectual quarterly Salmagundi. He is the author of many books, including most recently After the Avant-Garde and Atrocity and Amnesia: The Political Novel Since 1945. A frequent contributor to The New Republic, Granta, and other periodicals, he is also the author of A Book of Common Praise (2002). He is the director of The New York State Summer Writers Institute.
MA 1965, New York University