Author Biography and Bibliography


Thomas M. Disch was the theater critic for The Nation from 1987 through 1992, and later reviewed theater for the New York Daily News.

His book reviews and critical essays have appeared in The Atlantic Monthy, Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Times Book Review, The Nation, New York Daily News, New York Post, New York Times Book Review, Parnassus, Playboy, Poetry, Times Literary Supplement (UK), Washington Post Book World, and many others. He has served on the board of the National Book Critics Circle as Vice-President and Secretary.

He has taught at Wesleyan University, the University of Minnesota, the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, and in 1996 he was Artist-in-Residence at the College of William and Mary.

In 1999 he received the Michael Braude Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

His papers are held at Yale University's Beineke Library.

Photograph by Jamie Spracher.