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Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance

Writer. Editor. Forthcoming book on women + TV. Formerly of @latimes, @salon, @villagevoice.

And the L.A. Times Festival of Books writers' survey says ...

And the L.A. Times Festival of Books writers' survey says ...
latimes.com — The fantasy of being a writer appeals to so many of us: sitting in a book-lined study crafting perfectly wrought sentences, which an illustrious publisher swiftly transforms into a bestselling book and an indelible literary legacy. Missing from that idealized image is - well, the reality. Most writers struggle and stumble at every stage.

Ned Vizzini: Writers and friends pay tribute

Ned Vizzini: Writers and friends pay tribute
latimes.com — Ned Vizzini, who died Thursday at the age of 32, was a successful YA author of books such as "It's Kind of a Funny Story" and "The Other Normals," who had recently expanded into Hollywood film and television. We asked a few writers who knew him to share their impressions and memories of him.

Of 'Pre-Saddened' Furniture and the Dangers of False Clarity

Of 'Pre-Saddened' Furniture and the Dangers of False Clarity
villagevoice.com — "My main problem vis-à-vis journalism is I just don't have an instinct for what's important," Charles D'Ambrosio writes self-effacingly in "The Crime That Never Was," one of 11 extraordinary essays crammed into this pocket-size book.

Still looking for love in all the trendiest places, the Goodbye Girls party on

Still looking for love in all the trendiest places, the Goodbye Girls party on
villagevoice.com — Most of the women I know-and quite a few men-are girding themselves for the end of Sex and the City . No other recent TV series has teased out contemporary female ambivalence with such wicked humor. And although I don't know any women who talk about sex (or have it!)

Vice Bust - Page 1 - News - New York - Village Voice

Vice Bust - Page 1 - News - New York - Village Voice
villagevoice.com — Vice seemed to appear out of nowhere. Floating into downtown Manhattan record and clothing boutiques in the late '90s, the freebie magazine's peculiar fusion of style-rag gloss, fanzine irreverence, and wigga attitude rapidly snagged a devoted readership.
Apr 29, 2016

Of course, whenever a favorite book is adapted for the screen, there's always a strong chance it will be desecrated but we live in hope.

Apr 28, 2016

RT @SimonRetromania: my Guardian piece on Drake as rap's MVP - Most Valuable Player, Most Vaporous Presence bit.ly/1YVtLhU

Apr 28, 2016

@AliceShort3 Hmm, my wedding ring is hammered rose gold. Call me early adopter!

Apr 27, 2016

Husband asks, totally seriously: Has anyone solved the mystery of Donald Trump's hair?

Apr 26, 2016

Really wishing @iamsambee had a nightly show to get us through the LONG six months ahead.

Apr 26, 2016

RT @s_m_i: "For the first time, three of the most prestigious journalism fellowship programs will be headed by women" alldigitocracy.org/for-first-time…0 🙌🏽


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