Joshua Jelly-Schapiro is a geographer and writer whose books include Names of New York (2021) and Island People: The Caribbean and the World (2016). He is the co-author, with Rebecca Solnit, of Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas (2016), and the co-editor, with Leah Gordon, of PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince (2022). Jelly-Schapiro is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books and his work has also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Artforum, and Harper’s Magazine, among many other publications. He teaches at NYU.
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