William Deresiewicz
William Deresiewicz

William Deresiewicz is an award-winning essayist and critic. He taught at Yale from 1998-2008 and was a graduate instructor at Columbia from 1993-98.

Education
Aug. 14 2014 2:20 PMSpirit GuidesStudents crave emotional mentorship from their teachers that their parents can’t give them. There’s nothing wrong with that. 
Books
April 4 2011 6:56 AMThe Right Questions To Ask About LiteratureHarvard's Marjorie Garber gets them all wrong.
Books
Sept. 12 2011 6:51 AMAn Infinite WalkAlfred Kazin's amazing 65-year journal.
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Family
Sept. 2 2015 3:05 PM “Nobody Called CPS on Louis C.K.” Writing about giving your baby the finger makes people on the Internet go a little crazy.