Olivia Rutigliano is a writer based in New York City. Her written and film work has been published online in Vanity Fair, Public Books, Lapham’s Quarterly, Politics/Letters, The Baffler, and The Toast, and is forthcoming in Contexto. She is a film critic at Politics/Letters Live. Her research has been featured in profiles online in Mother Jones and Forbes, among other venues. She has also written a PBS Holiday Special.
Olivia is a PhD candidate and fellow in the Departments of Theatre, and English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where she also teaches. She holds an MPhil and MA from Columbia University, and an MA and Honors BA from the University of Pennsylvania. She has been the recipient of two fellowships from the Andrew W. Mellon foundation, among other grants.