John Freeman

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John Freeman is a critic, editor, and author of the books The Tyranny of Email: The Four-Thousand Year Journey to Your Inbox and How to Read a Novelist, a collection of his interviews with major contemporary writers. Freeman served as editor at the UK-based literary magazine Granta from 2009 to 2013. In 2015 he launched Freeman’s, a literary journal featuring new fiction by celebrated writers such as Dave Eggers, Louise Erdrich, Aleksandar Hemon, Lydia Davis, and David Mitchell. He subsequently published Tales of Two Cities: The Best and Worst of Times in Today’s New York, a collection examining life in a deeply divided New York by 30 major contemporary authors, including Zadie Smith, Junot Díaz, and Teju Cole.

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