Lucy Ives is the author of the novel Impossible Views of the World, published by Penguin Press and selected as a New York Times Editors' Choice. Her writing has appeared in Art in America, Artforum, the Baffler, Frieze, Lapham's Quarterly, and Vogue, among other publications. For five years she was an editor with the online magazine Triple Canopy. A graduate of Harvard and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from New York University. She currently teaches in the interdisciplinary Image Text Ithaca MFA program and at NYU's Center for Experimental Humanities, and she is editing a collection of writings by the artist Madeline Gins.
Ives's second novel, Loudermilk: Or, The Real Poet; Or, The Origin of the World, will be published by Soft Skull Press in 2019.