Anne Trubek is the founder and editor-in-chief of Belt Publishing. Formerly a tenured professor at Oberlin College, she is the author of A Skeptic’s Guide To Writers’ Houses and the forthcoming The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting. She has written on the cultural, historical and literary implications of new writing technologies for The New York Times, Wired, The Atlantic and numerous other publications..

She has appeared on NPR’s Weekend Edition, The Diane Rehm Show, Talk of the Nation, The Q  and elsewhere.

A Skeptic’s Guide To Writers’ Houses, was hailed as “a remarkable book: part travelogue, part rant, part memoir, part literary analysis and urban history.” The Wall Street Journal called it “relentlessly witty.”

She is Writer-In-Residence at Oberlin College, an elected member of the board of the National Book Critics Circle and founder of The Thinking Writer. She has received an Ohio Arts Council Grant and the Creative Workforce Fellowship from Cuyahoga County.

She lives in Cleveland, Ohio and can be reached at