A book is a love letter to a Dear Reader who will never get it. But somebody else will.

—Barbara Browning

Barbara Browning is the author of three novels—The Gift (2017), published by the Emily Books imprint of Coffee House Press, and The Correspondence Artist (2011) and I’m Trying to Reach You (2012), both published by Two Dollar Radio. With Sébastien Régnier, she co-authored Who the Hell is Imre Lodbrog? (Outpost 19, 2018). She has also published an audionovel (Who Is Mr. Waxman?) and three academic books (Samba, Infectious Rhythm, and Caetano Veloso: A Foreign Sound). She has a PhD in Comparative Literature from Yale University and teaches in the Department of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She’s also a poet, a dancer, and an amateur ukuleleist.