John Freeman

John Freeman is a legendary American writer and a literary critic. Freeman grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and California, eventually graduating from Swarthmore College. He was the editor of the literary magazine Granta until 2013, the former president of the National Book Critics Circle, and his writing has appeared in almost 200 English-language publications around the world. Freeman is the author of “The Tyranny of Email,” “How to Read a Novelist,” and the editor of “Tales of Two Cities.” His first book of poetry was “Maps.” The fifth issue of Freeman’s bi-annual anthology is out now.

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2019 - Courage in Publishing in an Age of Political Polarization2019 - Writer to Writer: Geir Gulliksen with John Freeman2019 - Horizon: Interview with Barry Lopez2018 - Largesse of the Dark Angel2018 - Off the Map: Traveling, Self, and Other2018 - Some of the Best Writers Working Today: A Celebration of Freeman's Literary Journal2018 - The Power of Literature to Create a Better World: Closing Keynote with Pico Iyer