Ratik Asokan

Ratik Asokan

Ratik Asokan is a freelance writer based in New York.

He writes about literature, film, and photography. He has established a remarkable reputation as a journalist by writing for the United States’ and the world’s most prestigious arts and culture publications, including the New York Times Book Review, the New York Review of Books, The Baffler, The Nation, Art News, Guernica, and others. He has been hailed by the country’s foremost literary writers and critics as a promising new talent in the field of arts and culture writing. He recently accepted a position at The Baffler, a prestigious publication where he has been credited with shaping the magazine’s editorial strategy, as well as becoming the youngest ever editor and first-ever editor from Asia at the acclaimed art magazine Arts in America. He has served as a juror for one of the most celebrated arts writing awards in the country, and has been solicited as a graduate student to edit the academic manuscripts of celebrated professors from Harvard University and Columbia University.