Holly Genovese

Holly Genovese is a Ph.D. Candidate in American Studies at UT Austin and a 2021 alum of the LARB Publishing workshop. Much of her work focuses on artistic and literary responses to incarceration. Her journalism and criticism has been published in Teen Vogue, The Washington Post, Jacobin, Avidly, Electric Literature, Wild Greens Mag, and many other places.

Review: ‘The Box’ captures inhumanity of solitary confinement

“The Box,” written and directed by Sarah Shourd, captures the horror of solitary confinement through both narrative and sensory experiences. Shourd herself was held for 400 days as an American...