Author and editor of eight books including Duty and Desire at Oneida (2000); “Literary Energy” in Editors on Fiction (1995); Special Love/Special Sex (1994) and All Things New: American Communes and Utopian Movements, 1860–1914, with articles and essays in The Nation, Times Literary Supplement,Manoa, and Boulevard, among others. Recipient of the PEN / American Center Nora Magid lifetime achievement award for magazine editing 2003; Fulbright Distinguished Roving Lectureship in Korea; Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford; New York University Institute for the Humanities; Newberry Library; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Finalist for “National Magazine Award” sponsored by the Columbia School of Journalism four years out of the last six. Editor of The Antioch Review since 1977. John Dewey Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus.