Jeet Heer

Staff Writer

Jeet Heer is a staff writer at the The New Republic who has published in a wide array of journals including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and VQR. He is the author of two books: In Love With Art: Francoise Mouly’s Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman (Coach House Books) and Sweet Lechery: Essays, Profiles and Reviews (Porcupine’s Quill). He has co-edited eight books and served as a contributing editor on another eight volumes. With Kent Worcester, Heer co-edited A Comics Studies Reader (University Press of Mississippi), which won the Peter C. Rollins Book Award given annually to the best book in American Studies or Cultural Studies. He’s been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship.

A Cold War Without Guard Rails

The demise of the Trump-Putin bromance leaves a dangerous combination: two toddlers-in-chief, a bellicose top adviser, and a decimated diplomatic corps.

Trump’s Amazon Trap

The president's attacks on the tech giant are luring anti-monopoly liberals, but he will only hurt the cause.