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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 ...

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

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

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

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

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.
Sep 29, 2016

"Trump had me at ‘build a wall.' Virtually every alt-right Nazi I know is volunteering for the Trump campaign."  http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-david-duke-20160928-snap-story.html 

Sep 28, 2016

If Millenials were like Gen Xers, they'd hear oldsters beg em to vote HRC & do opposite.But hey, theyre the anti-GenX so maybe there's hope?


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