Malcolm Gay

Malcolm Gay covers visual and performing arts for the Globe. Before joining the paper in 2015, he wrote frequently for The New York Times, while also contributing to The Atlantic, Time, and several other publications. Named an Alicia Patterson Fellow in 2013, Gay has won numerous national journalism awards, including top honors from the James Beard Foundation, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, and the National Association of Black Journalists. His first book, “The Brain Electric,” was published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in October 2015.

Latest stories

In shake-up, Boston Public Schools eliminates 10 positions

By , Globe Staff

The cuts at BPS's central office, part of a broader shift toward school-based professional training, come through a combination of layoffs and reassignments.

Reopening of public schools this fall would come with daunting issues

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Schools need a plan for everything from bus rides to hand-washing to assessing the damage from a spring of online learning.

Bidders step forward to design new entrance test for Boston exam schools

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It turns out second time’s the charm when it comes to finding a new entrance test for the city’s exam schools.

Survey offers snapshot of Boston Public Schools families struggling to cope with crisis

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In addition, nearly a quarter need extra financial support and one out of every five has experienced housing insecurity.