Rob Goyanes

Postcard for Domingo Castillo’s exhibition “New Acquisition,” 2019 (Still from “One Froggy Evening,” 1955)

Photo by OK Mccausland

Freelance editing clients include book publishers, popular and unpopular magazines, fiction writers, artists, curators, graduate students, and music labels. Inquiries welcome. 


Paper Trail, Bookforum, 2021

“Aesthetics and Politics at the New Museum Triennial,” The New Yorker, 2018 

Fiction, poetry
2020. “Sequela,” Hello? God Is the Space Between Us, anonymous gallery
2020. “Hourglass,” The Quarterless Review
2018. “Dale’s Fever,” Contemporary Art Stavanger (part 1 / part 2)
2018. “The Broken Wand,” Downtown Paintings, RUINS Press
2014. “Supple Energies” jai alai magazine

Essays, profiles
2021. Garret Bradley, Cultured
2019. Brian Evenson, BOMB
2018. “Last Resort,” Affidavit
2018. “How a Russian Librarian Aimed to Cheat Death,” GARAGE
2018. “Data for Black Lives,” GARAGE
2017. “I Won’t Fear My Passions Like a Coward,” Los Angeles Review of Books
2017. “A Palace of Unsaids,” e-flux journal  
2017. “Where the little pot sits: a search for truth in Florida,” The Miami Rail
2016. “Amelia Earhart’s Hialeah Layover,” The Miami Rail
2016. “The Greeting Kiss: Biography of a Miami Gesture,” The Miami Rail
2015. “Asif Farooq’s Paper Plane,” Interview
2015. “’Songs Feel Like Muscle Memory, Or, I’m Off Social Media, HMU on YouTube,’” The Miami Rail
2015. “On Cops,” The Miami Rail
2013. “The Man with a Thousand Eyes, a Thousand Ears, a Thousand Noses,” Artlurker

2020. “‘There’s a Real Climate of Fear’: Students and Former Staff Speak Out About the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s CEO,” Artnet
2019. “The Ecological War on Gaza,” Jewish Currents
2016. “An archive reveals the personal and political realities of Iraqi Jews, but mysteries remain,” The Miami Herald
2016. “The Secret History of Florida Prison Labor,” The New Tropic
2013. “Israel Hernández: The Life Of A Local Artist Cut Short,” WLRN

2020. “Seduce and Destroy: Hannah Levy’s Dangerous-Looking Sculptures,” Art in America
2020. “Terry Allen’s ‘Some Pictures and Other Songs,’” Art Agenda
2019. “Elaine Khan’s Romance or The End,” BOMB
2019. “Gina Beavers: The Life I Deserve,” ArtReview
2019. “Fin Simonetti at Company,” Art in America
2019. "Nicholas Lobo’s ‘Wellness Center’," Art Agenda
2017. “Art at the Border: Cutting for Signs in ‘Border Cantos,’” Momus
2016. “PAMM exhibit dabbles in funk, metaphysics,” The Miami Herald
2016. “Colombian sculptor’s works comment on nation’s violent history,” The Miami Herald
2014. “The Cold War in Florida’s Wetlands,” Hyperallergic
2013. “Martin Kippenberger: Sehr Gut/Very Good,” The Miami Rail
2013. “Work Of Florida’s ‘Highwaymen’ Gets a New Life,” WLRN

Grants & honors
2021. City Artist Corps Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts
2018. Disquiet Literary Prize, longlisted
2017. Art Writing Workshop, IACA/Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation
2017. Public Space Challenge, Miami Foundation (Miami Music Club)
2017. Bas Fisher Invitational, Open Call for Projects (Miami Music Club)
2017. The Recalibrated Institution, Finalist, Artcenter South Florida
2017. Mastermind Award, Miami New Times (Miami Music Club)
2016. Knight Arts Challenge, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, (Miami Music Club)
2013. Community Supported Art Program, Cannonball 
2012. Miami Writer’s Prize, Artlurker 

Residencies, teaching
2019. Key West Literary Seminar, writer-in-residence
2018. Contemporary Art Stavanger, Residency in Art Writing, Stavanger, Norway
2017. Crypta747 Residency, shortlisted, Torino, Italy
2015. Writer in Residence, Meta-Gallery at Locust Projects, Miami
2014. Teacher in Residence, MOCA, North Miami
2013. Writer in residence, General Practice, Miami

2019. “We Take a Look But Give a Listen,” enmossed
2019. “Calaesthetics/Cone of Perversity,” Psychic Liberation
2018. “The Club Is a Concept,” 2100

2021. “Little by little the funereal splendor of the ancient and icy mansion was being transformed,” with Rául Nieves, Raven Chacon, Archival Feedback, MOCA
2019. The Psychic Liberation Show with Humanbeast, Pioneer Works Bookstore, New York
2019. The Psychic Liberation Show with Bergsonist, Montez Press Radio
2018. An Oral History of Yellow Tears, Montez Press Radio
2014. 100 Questions, Emerson Dorsch Gallery, Miami (performance-lecture)

Drawing of Matapacos by José Fabián Estrada