Hilton Als

Holtzbrinck Fellow - Class of Fall 2004

Staff Writer, The New Yorker Magazine

American Academy Project: Blacks in Berlin
Current Location: New York

Biography

Hilton Als was named a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine in November 1996. He is also a former editor for the Village Voice and editor at large of Vibe magazine. Als is the recipient of a 2000 Guggenheim grant for creative writing, as well as a George Nathan Award for Dramatic criticism (2003). His first book, The Women, a medi