Jessica Lott is a fiction and arts writer from New York. Her first novel, The Rest of Us, was published by Simon & Schuster (U.S.) in July 2013 (forthcoming in France in 2014). Her essays have been published in The New York Times, PBS: Art21, Frieze magazine London, where she won the Art Writer’s Prize in 2009. At Jiwar, she will be researching her second novel about an international artist community in Barcelona in 1992, as well as working in conjunction with the other artists in residence, reflecting on how communities are formed, particularly amongst people who are separated from their countries and families, and have made their homes in a new place.

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