John Updike has contributed fiction, poetry, essays, and criticism to The New Yorker for the past half century. He is the author of more than 50 books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning novels Rabbit Is Rich and Rabbit at Rest, and, most recently, the novel Villages, parts of which first appeared in the magazine. His story "The Roads of Home" was published in the February 7th issue. Still Looking, a collection of his art essays, was published in October.
David Remnick is the editor of The New Yorker.