Richard Hell remains a crucial voice of our culture. He’s currently conducting an interview/performance series at Symphony Space in New York, A Night Out with Richard Hell,” as well as giving readings and talks internationally, while focusing primarily on a novel in progress. He’s published journalism in Spin, Bookforum, The New York Times, Esquire, the Village Voice, Art in America, and many other outlets. Hell was the film critic for Black Book from 2004-2006. He’s the author of an autobiography, I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp (Ecco, 2013), and the novels Go Now (Scribner, 1996) and Godlike (Akashic, 2005), as well as the collection of essays, diaries, and lyrics Hot and Cold (powerHouse, 2001).