Richard B. Keys is a psychoanalyst-in-training, writer, and educator. His writings on psychoanalysis, critical theory, and cultural criticism have been published by Metro (NZ), Stillpoint (USA), Counterfutures (NZ), Plates (US/NZ), Identities (MK), and &&& (US/DE) among other perdiodicals. He is based in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa New Zealand, where he operates a socially engaged psychoanalytic practice and sees patients both locally and internationally.