Minor Matters Books

David Hilliard

David Hilliard’s panoramas direct the viewer’s gaze across the surface—allowing narrative, time and space to unfold.  He draws from personal histories to create new, imagined realities.  Hilliard has exhibited nationally and internationally, and is the recipient of prestigious awards including a Fulbright grant and Guggenheim fellowship. 

An artist and dedicated educator, he received his BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art (MassArt), and MFA from the Yale University School of Art. He has taught at both of his alma maters, and at the Art Institute of Boston, Dartmouth College, and Harvard University, among other institutions.

Hilliard’s photographs are in the Whitney, the MFA Boston, MOCA Los Angeles, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. His first book was published by Aperture in 2005. He is represented by Yancey Richardson Gallery in New York, Carroll and Sons Gallery in Boston, Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta, The Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown, MA and La Galerie Particuliere in Paris, France.

Acclaimed author Pam Houston’s most recent book is Contents May Have Shifted, published in 2012.

She is also the author of two collections of linked short stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat, the novel, Sight Hound, and a collection of essays, A Little More About Me, all published by W.W. Norton. Her stories have been selected for volumes of Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Awards, The 2013 Pushcart Prize, and Best American Short Stories of the Century. She is Professor of English at UC Davis, directs the literary nonprofit Writing By Writers, and teaches in The Pacific University low residency MFA program and at writer’s conferences around the country and the world.

Ariel Levy has been a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine since 2008, before which she was a contributing editor at New York magazine for twelve years.

Her writing has also appeared in Vogue, Elle, The New York Times, and in numerous publications in the United Kingdom. She is the author of the book Female Chauvinist Pigs, and her work has been anthologized in the Best American Essays and the Best American Travel Writing. She is currently writing a book for Random House about family, sexuality, and loss. She lives in New York City and teaches every summer at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, where she met David Hilliard and fell in love with his work.