Places Editors

Nancy Levinson is the editor and executive director of Places. She brings to the role experience in design and practice, most recently as director of the Phoenix Urban Research Laboratory and professor of practice at The Design School at Arizona State University, and as co-founding editor of Harvard Design Magazine at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She has a B.A. from Yale University and an M.Arch from University of Pennsylvania.

Josh Wallaert is the senior editor of Places and a writer working at the edge of language and landscape. His fiction has appeared in TriQuarterly, Southern ReviewBlack Warrior Review, Gettysburg Review, and other journals. He co-directed the documentary Arid Lands (2007), hailed in the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of “today’s best environmental films.” He has an MFA from the University of Minnesota. Josh grew up in rural Oregon and currently lives in San Francisco.

Deborah Lilley is Managing Editor of Places. She holds a Ph.D in English from Royal Holloway, University of London, and writes and researches in the fields of contemporary literature and environmental humanities. Her work has been published in several edited collections and journals including Green Letters: Studies in EcocriticismSymplokē[email protected], and Alluvium, for which she guest edited a special issue on “21st Century Ecocriticism.” She has taught English at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the University of San Francisco.