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Philip Kennicott

Philip Kennicott is the art and architecture critic of the Washington Post and the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for criticism. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer for criticism in 2012 and editorial writing in 2000. He was nominated for a 2006 Emmy Award and won the CINE Golden Eagle for video work exploring the role of oil money in the politics of Azerbaijan. He is a contributing editor at the New Republic, a regular reviewer for Gramophone, and a frequent contributor to Opera News


Smuggler: A Memoir of Gay Male Literature


Fall 2014 | Memoir

The discovery of that kiss changed me. Reading, which had seemed a retreat from the world, was suddenly more vital, dangerous, and necessary.