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Hilton Als (born 1961) is an American theater critic who writes for The New Yorker magazine.
Total Books: 24
Als is a former staff writer for The Village Voice and former editor-at-large at Vibe magazine.
His 1996 book The Women focuses on his mother, who was born in Barbados and raised him in Brooklyn, Dorothy Dean, and Owen Dodson, who was a mentor and lover of Als.In the book, Als explores his identification of the confluence of his ethnicity, gender and sexuality, moving from identifying as a "Negress" and then an "Auntie Man", a Barbadian term for homosexuals.
Als received a Guggenheim fellowship in 2000 for creative writing and the 2002-03 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism.