Emily Hall is a novelist, editor, and art critic. Her writing has appeared in Artforum, New York Times Book Review, The Stranger, the zine Redheaded Stepchild, and elsewhere. The Longcut, her debut novel, was shortlisted for the 2020 Novel Prize and published in 2022 by Dalkey Archive. She lives in New York, where she was born and raised, and now edits books at the Museum of Modern Art. She is currently working on another novel; Mean Little Machine, a book of advice with the writer Nate Lippens; and a children’s book about Anni Albers.