Carina del Valle Schorske

Doctoral Candidate, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Columbia University

Carina del Valle Schorske is a poet, translator, and second-year PhD student in Comparative Literature. She is broadly interested in the history of psychoanalysis and other forms of psychic inquiry among artists and intellectuals of color in the Americas (Harlem, Mexico City, the Caribbean). She is currently at work on a project about Pamela Colman Smith, a turn-of-the-century Jamaican folklorist and the illustrator of the world's most widely used tarot deck. Before graduate school, she worked as the Associate Editor of Transition Magazine and the Associate Director of Harvard's History Design Studio. Find out more at