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Winner of the 2016 American Society of Magazine Editors “Next Award” for journalists under 30, Lindsay Zoladz can break down David Bowie with the best of them. Smart, thoughtful, curious, her work at New York Magazine—and more recently as a staff writer at The Ringer—embodies the best of cultural criticism. What about the work at New York Magazine is most exciting for you? Just being a part of what I can honestly say is my favorite...
Native Brooklynite Doreen St. Felix is writing for MTV News, Lenny Letter, the New Yorker, the New York Times, and Pitchfork, among others. Her essay, “The Prosperity Gospel of Rihanna,” is definitive; her Twitter is on fire. You are a Brooklyn native! What is it like living here now? How does Brooklyn inform your writing? My real home has become surreal. The simplest way to describe the sensation of coming back to Brooklyn after university in...
While there are not many celebrity librarians out there, Rita Meade certainly counts as one. By day, an employee of the Brooklyn Public Library, by night a children’s book author, library-themed band (Lost in the Stacks) frontwoman, and host of the Book Riot podcast Dear Book Nerd. What is it like being a librarian on the internet? Overall, being a librarian on the internet has been a positive experience. When I first started blogging and tweeting,...
Last fall, Google brought Kevin Nguyen, and a substantial part of team from the recently acquired ebooks service Oyster, aboard to help recommend and sell ebooks. He's since moved to GQ, where he's serving as the deputy editor of GQ.com. He’s a smart person to bring on. With time also spent at Grantland (as a critic) and Amazon (as an editor), Nguyen knows how books and technology and literary culture intersect. In addition to editing, you also write! Are...

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