Portrait by Lauren R. Weinstein.

Nicole Rudick is an independent writer and editor based in New York. Her book on the artist Niki de Saint Phalle was published in February 2022 by Siglio Press.

She has been an editor at The Paris Review, Artforum, and Bookforum. In 2018, she served as interim editor of The Paris Review. She edited the Spring and Summer issues and hosted the first season of the magazine’s podcast.

Rudick’s writing has appeared in a wide variety of publications: in periodicals such as The New York Review of Books, T Magazine, The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, Bookforum, and The Paris Review; online at The New Yorker, Hyperallergic, and Boston Review; and in catalogues published by the New Museum, RISD Museum of Art, and Karma and Canada galleries.

In 2015, Rudick won the prestigious ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award for editing Sam Stephenson’s Paris Review essay on John Coltrane’s biographer, Dr. Cuthbert Simpkins. Her essay “A Space for Thinking,” on Peanuts, was given honorable mention in Best American Essays 2020, edited by André Aciman.

Read a profile of Rudick from the New York Review of Books newsletter; an interview conducted in 2018 by the writer and publisher Martin Riker; and an appreciation by the former staff of The Paris Review.