Emily Alexandra Gordon

Emily Alexandra Gordon

Editor, marketer, and journalist

I'm a versatile, meticulous, and spirited communicator, specializing in branded content, copywriting, and journalism. Preoccupations: politics and social issues, tech and design, books and culture.

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Edward gorey photo by kevin mcdermott article
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{Profile} Edward Gorey

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.

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{Poetry reviews and news}

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

Nick hornby article
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{Profile} Nick Hornby

Easily as amusing as his characters, Hornby also comes off as kinder and more circumspect.

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{Feature} Frankie Manning, Lindy Hop Legend

Interview with swing-dance pioneer Frankie Manning before his 85th-birthday bonanza. "Clark Gable walked into the place and somebody’d say, ‘Hey, Clark Gable’s in the house!’ ‘Oh yeah, can he dance?’”