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Eric Banks
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Eric Banks is a writer and editor and the director of the New York Insitute for the Humanities. A former senior editor of Artforum, Banks relaunched Bookforumin 2003 and served as the publication’s editor in chief until 2008. From 2011 to 2013, Banks served as president of the National Book Critics Circle and is a two-term member of the NBCC board of directors as well as chair or past chair of its award committees on Biography and Criticism.