Michael Valinsky is a writer from Paris and New York. He received his B.A. in Poetics and Praxis at New York University. His work has been published in i-D Magazine, Hyperallergic, OUT Magazine, BOMB Magazine, NewNowNext.com, Lambda Literary, Kirkus Reviews, Artsy, Surface Magazine, eBay and The WILD Magazine. He is the author of .TXT, Zurich: 89plus/LUMA Publications, 2014. Michael is the former Editorial Assistant at Kirkus Reviews. He currently works and lives in Los Angeles.