I'm a versatile, meticulous, and spirited writer, specializing in branded content, copywriting, and journalism. Preoccupations: books and culture, politics and social issues, technology and design.
For the agency Digital Pulp—which serves universities and nonprofits as well as consumer brands—I wrote most of the client case studies on their newly relaunched site.
"This is the best time to be a designer. We have power as a collective not just to be activists, but to activate new thinking."
Interview with Glen Creason, map historian at the Los Angeles Public Library, about a witty '40s guide to California by the illustrator Lowell E. Jones.
For The Rockefeller Foundation, I interviewed leading architecture critics for a story on resilient architecture.
Live reporting of the events at a hyperlocal business conference, featuring speakers from PayPal, Patch, GoLocal24, and other companies.
Live social-media reporting on the Barcelona conference from the Ogilvy IBM brand newsroom. I edited or wrote all copy and supervised design.
Illustrated article for Print magazine on The New Yorker's founding art director and creator of the iconic Eustace Tilley.
Lighthearted post for IBM's Social Business Spotlight blog, promoting the release of IBM's Verse email platform.
Article from the point of view of a fashion-industry executive, for Apparel magazine.
Françoise Mouly was inspired to start TOON Books when she and her husband, Art Spiegelman, saw the ways their daughter and son learned to read. TOON books aren’t just charming—they contain building blocks for both verbal and visual literacy.
On an early fall day in his Cape Cod house, viney with a calamitous garden amid tidy New England clapboard and a proper village common, Gorey sits in his kitchen and holds forth in a deeply amused, somewhat theatrical drawl that, despite his trajectory from Chicago to Harvard to New York to here, is untraceably singular.
Arthur Miller’s late work, regarding the American reaction to the rise of the Third Reich, receives a blistering revival at Redtwist.
"I also think we all enjoy doing these books because there’s a nice feeling of unity among the cartoonists involved. We’re actually a fairly tight bunch."
Perhaps appropriately for the perpetually identity-seeking USA network, Political Animals wants to include a little something for everyone:
Obituaries: Ted Hughes, Iris Murdoch
Reviews: Collections and anthologies by Edward Hirsch, Molly Peacock, Herbert Kohl, Dennis Loy Johnson, Valerie Merians, Ulrich Baer, Elizabeth Schmidt, Michael Ondaatje, Louise Glück, Jane Kenyon, Katha Pollitt