Maia Ipp is a writer of fiction and cultural criticism. She co-founded and directs the New Jewish Culture Fellowship, which was recently featured in Artforum. Since 2014, she's visited and occasionally lived in Central and Eastern Europe, including a year in Krakow on a writing fellowship from the Polish Ministry of Culture and several long stints in Berlin. She was one of the editors who relaunched the historic leftist magazine Jewish Currents in 2018, and is now a contributing editor. She received her MFA from Columbia University, where she held a De Alba fiction fellowship and a Wexner Graduate Fellowship. She taught creative writing at the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco and spent six years at City Lights Books as a bookseller and editor. She is working on her first novel, SUGAR TRUCK.