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I am a radio journalist for BBC's "The World" and a frequent New York Times op-ed contributor. My work has appeared in the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal, among many other venues. I am the author of the essay collection, You Must Go and Win, and the novel, No...

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@AlinaSimone — 3,012 followers, 173 tweets

Oct 04, 2017

RT @atavistmag: "The case also made me feel alive—invigorated by a mystery and keenly aware of my own mortality." @AlinaSimone  http://magazine.atavist.com/some-mothers-boy-kentucky-mystery 

Oct 02, 2017

So what if the boy was buried 96 years ago? Todd Matthews has always played the long game. My latest for @atavistmag  https://tinyurl.com/yb5633f4 

Aug 28, 2017

@DailyRos @villagevoice Thanks Rose! Probably not the ending you hoped for, but in the end Lia chose grad school. She seems pretty happy w her decision tho...

Aug 28, 2017

@AdamVolle @villagevoice Thanks Adam! It turns out that Lia chose grad school. She tells me she's not singing much these days...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was contributing to a New York Times op-ed section called 'Townies.'

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course. I'm older than I look. Also? I collect them.

How is social media changing news?

Eye-grabbing headlines, photos and videos are more important than ever.