Toba Khedoori’s Untitled (Table and Chair) (1999)

Yxta Maya Murray is a novelist, art critic, playwright, social practice artist, and law professor. The author of nine books, her most recent are the story collection The World Doesn’t Work That Way, but It Could (University of Nevada Press, 2020) and the novel Art Is Everything (TriQuarterly Press, 2021). Her next novel, God Went Like That, is forthcoming from Northwestern University Press/Curbstone Books. Her nonfiction work Artivism and the Law will be published by Cornell University Press.