Robert Minto is an essayist, critic, and (as R.H. Cloake) writer of speculative fiction. He has a PhD in philosophy, and his work has been published in numerous magazines from The New Republic to Asimov’s Science Fiction. He lives in Pittsburgh.

rmdmphilosopher [at] gmail [dot] com

 

Selected Publications

Forthcoming: The Fear of Missing Out. [as R.H. Cloake.] Asimov’s Science Fiction

Forthcoming: On Jörg Später‘s Siegfried Kracauer. Los Angeles Review of Books.

Satin and Velvet. [as R.H. Cloake.] Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

On Sheila Liming’s What a Library Means to a Woman. Los Angeles Review of Books.

The Moneylender’s Angel. [as R.H. Cloake.] Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

The Romance of Distance Has Faded. Lapsus Lima.

On László Földényi’s essays. On the Seawall.

On D.H. Lawrence’s The Bad Side of Books. Los Angeles Review of Books.

The Winds and Persecutions of the Sky. Interzone.

The Gesture of the Text. 3:AM Magazine.

The Wound in the Willows. Los Angeles Review of Books.

On Karen Olsson’s The Weil Conjectures. The Hedgehog Review.

On Benjamin Moser’s Sontag. Los Angeles Review of Books.

Free Roaming. Real Life Mag.

On Joshua Sperling’s A Writer of Our Time. Los Angeles Review of Books.

On James Atlas’s The Shadow in the Garden. The New Republic.

On Ursula K. Le Guin’s No Time To Spare. The New Republic.

A Smuggling Operation. Los Angeles Review of Books.

Clone Wars. Real Life Mag.

Joseph Epstein. Partisan Magazine.

On Philippe Desan’s Montaigne: A Life. Los Angeles Review of Books.

On Samuel Delany’s Journals. The New Republic.

On Antonin Sertillanges’s The Intellectual Life. Open Letters Monthly.

On Reiner Stach’s Franz Kafka. Open Letters Monthly.

On Sjon’s The Moonstone. Open Letters Monthly.

On Friedrich Nietzsche’s Anti-education. Open Letters Monthly.