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Artist Bio

Bill Hayes

The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in nonfiction, Bill Hayes is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and the author of seven books, including The Anatomist, Insomniac City, and How We Live Now: Scenes from the Pandemic. His latest book, SWEAT: A History of Exercise, is a narrative nonfiction look at exercise from antiquity to the present. Hayes alo recently completed the screenplay for a film adaptation of his memoir Insomniac City, to be produced by Brouhaha Entertainment. Hayes is a photographer as well, with credits including The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and the New York Times. He has served as a co-editor of his late partner Oliver Sacks’s posthumously published work, including Gratitude and The River of Consciousness.

Appearing in:

Opening Night: I’ve Been Away for a While

Thu 4 May, 6pm


Queering the Canon

Sat 6 May, 4.30pm


Running Writing

Sun 7 May, 10.30am