Los Angeles Times

Carolyn Kellogg

Writer

Carolyn Kellogg is book editor of the Los Angeles Times. She is a recipient of the paper’s editorial award and she is a vice president of the board of the National Book Critics Circle. Kellogg has served as editor of LAist.com, web editor of Marketplace and has been widely published. She has an MFA in creative writing and a bachelor's degree from USC.

Recent Articles

  • Katherine Dunn has died; the 'Geek Love' author once took the world by storm

    Katherine Dunn has died; the 'Geek Love' author once took the world by storm

    Katherine Dunn, famous for her 1989 novel "Geek Love," died Thursday at home in Portland, Ore., her son told Willamette Weekly. Dunn, 70, died from complications from lung cancer. The book, which told the story of a house full of circus sideshow performers, was a finalist for the National Book...

  • How David L. Ulin and Paul Kolsby co-wrote their satiric earthquake novel, 'Ear to the Ground'

    How David L. Ulin and Paul Kolsby co-wrote their satiric earthquake novel, 'Ear to the Ground'

    Writing is thought to be a solitary enterprise: Picture Ernest Hemingway, sleeves rolled up, banging out manly sentences at his desk against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains. But within the myth, the truth is a little more complicated. In this occasional series, Collaborators, we'll talk to...

  • A rare interview with Don DeLillo, one of the titans of American fiction

    A rare interview with Don DeLillo, one of the titans of American fiction

    If you want to reach Don DeLillo, don't try to email him; he doesn't email. His preferred method of business communication is via fax. He still writes his novels on a typewriter. That technological reticence notwithstanding, DeLillo is one of the titans of American fiction. The 79-year-old DeLillo...

  • Don DeLillo's deep freeze: 'Zero K' takes on death, futurists and cryonics

    Don DeLillo's deep freeze: 'Zero K' takes on death, futurists and cryonics

    In Don DeLillo's new novel, "Zero K," words have come unattached from the things they mean. The title indicates the temperature zero Kelvin, best known as absolute zero. But in the story, Zero K is an elite level of cryogenics, and even the scientists who work there admit it's not actually part...

  • Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

    Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

    The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced Tuesday online. The list is below. The final ballot to select this year’s winners will open in mid-May and will be open to all Attending, Young Adult and Supporting members of MidAmeriCon II. The...

  • Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

    Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

    The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced Tuesday online.  The final ballot to select this year’s winners will open in mid-May and will be open to all Attending, Young Adult and Supporting members of MidAmeriCon II. The winners of the 2016...

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