Cody Delistraty is an American writer and critic based in Paris.
He writes reported essays, cultural criticism, and profiles for The New York Times, The New Yorker, New York, Frieze, and The Atlantic, among others. Once a month, he writes the column “The Big Picture” for The Paris Review, on art and its wider cultural resonances. He has also edited Mastermind magazine and was a producer and speechwriter for Charlie Rose.
As a researcher, he has worked at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York and at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in Paris. He frequently gives talks to committees and companies about his work, including on NPR, the BBC, and at the PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Innovation Seminar.
He has degrees in history and politics from N.Y.U. and Oxford, and was named one of the best young writers of the year by British Vogue.