Frank Rich
Frank Rich
Former New York Times drama critic Frank Rich will join New York Magazine, beginning in June.

He will be an essayist for the magazine, writing monthly on politics and culture, and serve as an editor-at-large, editing a special monthly section anchored by his essay. He will also be a commentator on nymag.com, engaging in regular dialogues on the news of the week.

Rich was the Times' drama critic from 1980-1993, and has since held a variety of positions at the paper, including being an op-ed columnist and a senior writer for The New York Times Magazine. His last column for the paper will appear on March 13.

He is also the author of such books as Ghost Light: A Memoir and The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth From 9/11 to Katrina. Rich is also a creative consultant for HBO, a position he will maintain during his new employment.