David L. Ulin

David L. Ulin is book critic, and former book editor, of the Los Angeles Times. He is a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow.

He is the author, most recently, of Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles, upcoming from University of California Press. His other books include The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Matter in a Distracted Time and The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason and Faith. He has edited two collections of Southern California literature: Another City: Writing from Los Angeles and Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology, which won a California Book Award. His work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, New York Times Book Review, Black Clock, Bookforum, Columbia Journalism Review, and on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. He teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of California, Riverside, and in the Professional Writing Program at the University of Southern California.

Photo Credit: Noah Ulin