Brian Seibert received his B.A. from Yale University and his M.F.A. from Columbia. He has published three children’s books about dance, and is completing What The Eye Hears, a history of tap dance for Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. He writes weekly capsule reviews for The New Yorker, contributes regularly to The Village Voice, and his reviews and essays have been published in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Sun, Slate, Dance Magazine, and The Threepenny Review. He has been awarded writer residencies at Blue Mountain, Yaddo, and MacDowell, and he has taught writing at Columbia and The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Recently, he curated a symposium at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.