Alicia Anstead

Alicia Anstead

Associate Director for Programming;
Blog Editor
Alicia Anstead

Alicia Anstead NF '08 is associate director for programming at the Office for the Arts and editor-in-chief/co-founder of the Harvard Arts Blog. She is also editor-in-chief of Inside Arts, the magazine for the Association of Performing Arts Professionals in Washington, DC and a journalism instructor at Harvard University Extension School. She is formerly the senior arts reporter at the Bangor Daily News in Maine, and her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Scientific American and Arts New England. She has been an arts contributor to The Callie Crossley Show and Under the Radar with Callie Crossley on WGBH in Boston and NPR's Morning Edition. An English department graduate of American University (B.A.) and the University of Maine (M.A.), Anstead has been a fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, National Arts Journalism Program at Columbia University and NEA arts editors program at Duke University. She has been a contributing producer, editor and strategist for the Association of Performing Arts Professionals, the Sphinx Organization, Harvard Office for the Arts, the Boston Book Festival, Shakespeare in Stonington at Opera House Arts, Sister Cities International and the National Archives Foundation.