Andrea Kleine is a novelist, choreographer, performance artist, and essayist. She is a five-time MacDowell Colony fellow and a New York Foundation for the Arts fellow. Her debut novel, CALF, was named a Best Fiction Book of 2015 by Publishers’ Weekly. Her second novel, EDEN, was named one of “Summer’s Smartest and Most Innovative Thrillers” by Vanity Fair in 2018. Her critical writing has been published in the Paris Review, PAJ: a journal of performance and art, BOMB, LitHub, Lenny Letter, Los Angeles Review of Books, and on her blog, The Dancers Will Win. Her recent performance works have been commissioned by The Chocolate Factory Theater and New York Live Arts. Her work has also been presented at PS122, Danspace Project, The Kitchen, Walker Arts Center, and many other venues. Kleine has been described as an “enigmatic and eccentric” (The New York Times), “brainy, allusive Downtown artist” (The Village Voice), whose work is “wry, poignant” (The New York Times) and “something like genius” (ArtVoice).