Anna Della Subin is a writer, critic, and independent scholar. She is the author of Not Dead But Sleeping (Triple Canopy, 2016), a book-length essay on the cultural politics of sleep. Her work has appeared in the London Review of Books, Harper’s, The New York Times, The White Review, and The New Yorker online, as well as in several artists’ publications. She is also a contributing editor at Bidoun, a publishing and curatorial initiative focused on the Middle East and its diasporas. Her book Accidental Gods, on men inadvertently turned into deities, is forthcoming from Metropolitan/Henry Holt.