Emily Cooke is the Editorial Director for The New Republic. Cooke was Deputy Editor at Harper’s Magazine, where she was previously a Senior Editor responsible for the magazine’s Readings section and editing features. Before Harper’s, she held roles at Bookforum and The New Inquiry. Cooke has contributed to a range of other publications, including the London Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, and The Times Literary Supplement. She has an M.F.A. from Columbia University.