Alicia Anstead

Arts & Culture Reporter, Editor & Educator

Alicia Anstead is an arts and culture reporter, editor, consultant and educator. She is editor-in-chief of the national magazine Inside Arts, and has led strategic planning retreats for board members, facilitated town-hall discussions, adjudicated fellowship programs, co-produced programming at conferences and hosted onstage conversations with world-class artists and cultural leaders. She is also Critic-in-Residence for the annual summer Shakespeare production at the Stonington Opera House in a fishing village in Maine.

During the academic year, Alicia teaches journalism at Harvard Extension School. An award-winning writer, Alicia was the inaugural Arts and Culture Fellow at Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism, and is also a National Arts Journalism fellow with the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University and the National Endowment for the Arts Cultural Editor Program at Duke University. For more information about her work, visit

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