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Molly McArdle is Brooklyn Magazine's books editor. She also runs the Daily GIF. Follow her on Twitter (@mollitudo) and on Tumblr (mollymcardle.com).
Georgia native Nicole Taylor discovered her love for Southern cooking…in Brooklyn, when she moved here in 2008. Now the author of The Up South Cookbook: Chasing Dixie in a Brooklyn Kitchen and the host of the food and culture podcast Hot Grease. Deeply personal and always delicious, the food Taylor shares both nods to and reinvents the region’s culinary traditions. How did you become the chef and cookbook writer you are? I'm not a chef but...
Tony Tulathimutte is one of the sharpest fiction writers working today. His debut novel, Private Citizens, is merciless—if also very funny—in its treatment of four Stanford grads living in San Francisco in the late aughts, fat with privilege but starved of sense. Called the millennial “great American novel,” it was also praised recently by Jonathan Franzen, who called Tulathimutte “a big talent.” It’s not hard to agree. How did you become the writer you are? Sixteen...
The phrase “friend crush” was invented for Alice Sola Kim, a person both brilliant and kind, a person whom is a delight merely to watch, whether it’s her mind on the page or (if you are lucky) doing “Don’t Tell Mama” at karaoke. A recent winner of the Whiting Award for fiction, you can find her short fiction from Tin House to Lenny to The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy. One favorite is...
A former antitrust lawyer turned Daily Show writer, Kashana Cauley has met few genres she hasn’t excelled in, with fiction, humor, and essays in the New Yorker, Esquire, The Atlantic, and Tin House. Her Twitter, it goes without saying, is superlative: funny and often political and always smart. We can’t wait to see what she’ll bring to television. How did you become the writer you are? I went to Housing Works for some of every day...

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