Edward Hart is a New York-based journalist, critic, and editor.

His work has appeared in The Kansas City Star, Ink magazine, Missouri Life magazine, Vox magazine, and the Columbia Missourian. He has worked for The NationThe Kansas City Star and The Believer.

He’s originally from Kansas City, Mo., which to his mind is the greatest city on the planet and much superior to the city on the eastern side of Missouri. Hence the above photo.