Open House Advisory Committee Member
David L. Ulin is the author or editor of a dozen books, including Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles, shortlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay; The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time; and Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology, which won a California Book Award. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, a Tom and Mary Gallagher Fellowship from Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a Lannan Foundation Residency Fellowship. The former book editor and book critic of the Los Angeles Times, he has written for AGNI, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, The Paris Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. He teaches at the University of Southern California, and most recently has edited Joan Didion: The 1960s & 70s, the first volume of an omnibus edition of the author’s works, published by the Library of America.