Aaron Short covers Brooklyn news and features for The Brooklyn Paper and The Brooklyn Courier, and writes crime features for Capital. He's contributed to the New York Post, City and State, and The New York Observer.
Adam Rathe is a writer who lives in Brooklyn. He's previously worked
at The New York Press and The Brooklyn Paper.
Akiva Gottlieb writes about film for The Nation and lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Alena Smith writes plays, TV pilots, and fake Twitter accounts. She lives in Brooklyn. http://alenasmith.typepad.com
Alex Citrin is an illustrator living in Brooklyn. After studying fine art at Skidmore, she's done work for various national ad campaigns and publications. She has also had three illustrated books published and occasionally teaches Kindergarden art. See more at alexcitrin.com.
Alex Seedman is a writer from Chicago. He lives in Manhattan and studies at New York University.
Alexis Soloski is a drama critic for The Village Voice and a member of the OBIE Awards Committee and the New York Drama Critics Circle. Her writing appears frequently in the New York Times, The Guardian, American Theater, and Theater. She hold a post-doctoral lectureship in Literature Humanities at Columbia University.
Amy Silverstein is a breaking news writer at GlobalPost.com and a freelance reporter. Her work has appeared in Mother Jones, Reuters, L.A. Weekly, and other publications.
Andrew Rice has written for The New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, The Economist, The New York Observer and other publications. His article “The Book of Wilson,” published in The Paris Review, received a Pushcart Prize. His book, The Teeth May Smile but the Heart Does Not Forget: Murder and Memory in Uganda, was published in May 2009.
Anna Codrea-Rado is a digital journalist and feature writer. She writes about electronic music, emerging arts and new media. Originally from London, she now lives in Brooklyn. Find her on Twitter here.
Anna Hiatt is a New York-based freelance journalist who has shot for the Oakland Athletics, South Africa’s Cape Times and the San Francisco Chronicle, among others.
Aparna Narayanan is a freelance writer based in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. She has reported on local and cultural issues for city publications after completing her master's degree in journalism from N.Y.U.
Avi Zenilman is a freelance writer and editor. He previously worked as a campaign reporter for Politico and as the online news editor of The New Yorker. He has also written for Slate, Washington Monthly, VanityFair.com, and the Washington Post's Plum Line blog.
Azi Paybarah is a reporter for Capital. He has covered politics for The New York Observer, WNYC, The New York Sun and the New York Press.
B Michael Payne is a music and culture writer in New York. He has a website and two dogs.
Ben Jacobs is a frequent contributor to the Boston Globe's editorial page. He can be reached at JacobsBenC@gmail.com.
Benjamin Gottlieb is a writer, editor, and radio producer in New York.
Blake Zeff is a former presidential campaign aide to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and a former aide to Chuck Schumer and Eric Schneiderman.
Brendan Greaves is a folklorist, writer, and founder of the record label Paradise of Bachelors. He lives in North Carolina, where he serves as the state's Director of Public Art and Community Design.
Brett Forrest has written for Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, and National Geographic, reporting from more than 30 countries. Find more of his articles here.
Brian Sholis writes about photography, landscape, and the American past. He is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of history at CUNY's Graduate Center. Read more here.
Cameron is an illustrator and story board artist living in Brooklyn, N.Y. Born and raised in Michigan, he moved to New York City to attend the School of Visual Arts, where he received his BFA in illustration. He is also a filmmaker, animator, musician and a Star Wars nerd.
Carlene Bauer has written for n + 1, Salon, Slate, and Elle. She is the author of the memoir Not That Kind of Girl, and the forthcoming novel Frances and Bernard. (photo by Justin Lane)
Carrie Battan is a staff writer at Pitchfork Media. She lives in Brooklyn.
Caterina Clerici is a journalist living in New York, and a native of Milan, Italy. She recently completed her journalism degree at Columbia University.
Charles Petersen is an associate editor of n+1
Chris Bragg is a freelance political reporter, and the founder and former editor of City & State's The Notebook blog. He received the 2011 "Writer of the Year" award from the New York Press Association for his magazine pieces. Contact him at email@example.com.
Chris Chafin writes about things you can listen to, play, or consume at a variety of places, including The Awl, New York magazine's Vulture blog, and The Village Voice. His Tumblr is here.
Christina Knight is the editor at the Alliance for the Arts. Its web site NYC ARTS covers cultural groups and their events across the five boroughs. A former editor and writer for Fodor’s Travel Guides, she has also worked as a walking tour guide in Berlin and New York City.
Christopher Atamian is a writer and translator who has published several books as well as essays and reviews at numerous publications around the globe. He is co-producer of the Obie-award winning play, Trouble in Paradise, and writes about art and politics. He lives in Manhattan.
New York City-based writer Christopher Carbone is an Arts & Culture M.A. candidate at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. His writing on culture, media, and LGBT life has been published in The Brooklyn Rail, L Style G Style, Publisher's Weekly, The Huffington Post, and Capital New York.
Claudia Carrera writes about music, arts, and culture and is a stage director for theater and opera.
Colby Hamilton writes about politics for WNYC. You can follow him on Twitter: @bcolbyhamilton
Colin Leonard hails from New Jersey. At the moment he attends SUNY Purchase and is studying for a degree in literature and philosophy. In his spare time he writes and plays in the band Stolen Girls. Follow me at: http://colinwulf.tumblr.com/
Craig Duncan is a British writer and broadcaster who has spent the past decade working in the Czech Republic, where he covered contemporary African and Middle Eastern music for Czech national radio. In 2012 he relocated to Accra, Ghana.
Dan Rivoli is a reporter covering New York politics and the law. He was previously a reporter with the International Business Times and Law360.
Dan Rosenblum is a regular contributor to Capital. He has written for The Jersey Journal, The Mott Haven Herald and the Hunts Point Express. Read more at DanRosenblum.com.
Dana Rubinstein is a reporter for Capital. She has written for Bloomberg Businessweek, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the New York Observer, and the Brooklyn Paper.
Daniel J. Kushner is an arts journalist and music critic whose work has been published in Opera News, NewMusicBox, Symphony, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. He is Classical Music & Opera Editor at ArtsAmerica.org, blogs regularly for The Huffington Post, and hosts his own blog, You're So Post-Post-Rock Right Now.
Daphne Carr is a music journalist, critic, and scholar living in New York City. She is the Series Editor of Best Music Writing (Da Capo 2007-present), author of Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine (Continuum 2011), contributor to the books Out of the Vinyl Deeps: The Rock Writing of Ellen Willis; Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs, and Listen Again.
David Balzer has written about art and film for The Believer, Artforum.com, ARTnews and The Globe and Mail. His short-fiction collection, Contrivances, comes out this spring.
David Copenhafer teaches literature and film at Bard High School Early College Queens. He is also a songwriter.
David Meir Grossman is a writer living in Brooklyn. He can be found on Twitter at @davidmeirrobot.
David Propson is deputy editor at THE WEEK magazine. He was previously cultural editor for the New York Sun.
David Roth is a writer from New Jersey who lives in New York. He is a co-founder of The Classical, writes the "Mercy Rule" column for Vice, and co-writes the "Daily Fix" blog-column for The Wall Street Journal.
Devin Leonard is a staff writer at Bloomberg Businessweek. He has also written for The New York Times, New York, Wired, The New York Observer and Fortune. His website is www.devinleonard.com
Edmund Lee's writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Daily News, New York, The Village Voice, Women's Wear Daily, Portfolio, Advertising Age and Bloomberg News, where he is currently a reporter. Twitter: @edmundlee.
Eliot Brown is a reporter living in Brooklyn. He writes for The Wall Street Journal and has covered real estate and politics for The New York Observer and The New York Sun.
Eliza Shapiro is the editor of the Bwog. Her writing has appeared in the New York Observer.
Elizabeth is an intern at Capital, and an undergraduate at New York University. She was born in Cuba and raised in Miami.
Evan Burgos is a journalist based in New York City whose work has appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and CSNPhilly.com. He's on Twitter @evanburgos.
Francis Davis is a former Contributing Editor of The Atlantic, a columnist for The Village Voice, and a 2008 Grammy Award winner for his album notes to the 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition of Miles Davis’s Kind of Blue. His seven books include The History of the Blues and Jazz and Its Discontents: A Francis Davis Reader.
Fred Siegel is scholar in Residence at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, and a contributing editor to The City Journal.
Genevieve Smith is an associate editor of Harper’s Magazine.
Gillian Osborne is a poet and a graduate student in the English department at the University of California, Berkeley. Her manuscript, Green, Green, was a 2012 finalist for the Yale Younger Series of Poets.
Gillian Reagan is public editor and director of marketing and special projects at Capital. She was previously media editor at The Business Insider and a reporter for The New York Observer. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Glynnis MacNicol is the former Media Editor at Business Insider and a founding editor at Mediaite.com.
Grace-Yvette Gemmell is a cultural and art historian and writer living in New York City. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at Cornell University and is a curatorial researcher at The Museum of the City of New York.
Greg Hanlon is a writer and reporter whose sports writing has appeared in The New York Times and on Slate. He is currently working on a book about the 1986 Giants Super Bowl season. He lives in Brooklyn, and his email is greg.hanlon[at]gmail.com.
Harry Siegel, a lifelong Brooklynite, was the first op-ed page editor of The New York Sun, founder and editor of the Web magazine New Partisan, editor-in-chief of the alt-weekly New York Press, contributing editor for Politico and City Hall columnist for the Village Voice.
Howard Megdal is Writer At Large for Capital New York. He writes about baseball, basketball, and soccer for The Journal News, Sports on Earth, and numerous other publications. His books include The Baseball Talmud, Taking the Field and Wilpon's Folly. Follow Howard on Twitter @HowardMegdal.
J. Edward Keyes has been writing about music for nearly 15 years. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, Entertainment Weekly, eMusic, Pitchfork and MAGNET, as well as the 2006 edition of Da Capo’s Best Music Writing series. His favorite record of all-time is 16 Lovers Lane by the Go-Betweens.
J. Gabriel Boylan is culture editor at Capital. He was previously an assistant editor at Harper's
J. Nicole Jones is an M.F.A. candidate in creative nonfiction at Columbia University. Her work has appeared on the Harper's Magazine website among other places.
Jake Siegel was born and raised in Brooklyn. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, New York Press and New Partisan. HIs short story will appear in "Fire and Forget," an anthology of fiction written by Iraq and Afghanistan veterans being released by Da Capo on February 12, 2013.
Jacob Silverman is a contributing editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, and many other publications.
James Guida is the author of Marbles, and of essays that have appeared in Tin House, Orion, and The Yale Review, among other places.
James Jorden is happy to have a chance for a change to write about something besides opera, which is what he writes about on his blog parterre.com and in the New York Post. He lives in Sunnyside with an editor and two cats.
Jason Horowitz is a reporter for the Washington Post.
Jed Lipinski is a writer living in New York City. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times and Fast Company.
Jeff Rosenthal has spent the last four years on the Internet. He and his brother run the popular hip-hop sketch comedy website ItsTheReal.com, and are the brains behind MTV.com's The Check-In. Jeff has written for Rolling Stone, Vibe, Village Voice, Complex, The Awl and various other places, and gets shouted out by Cam'ron and Bun B at concerts.
Jenna Sauers is a journalist and an editor at Jezebel.com. Originally from New Zealand, she lives in New York and writes about fashion and culture for publications including Bookforum, The New York Observer, The Village Voice, and Jalouse.
Jessanne Collins is an editor at Out and has contributed to Salon, The Awl, The Morning News, Radar, Time Out New York and The New York Observer.
Jesse Sposato is co-founder and editor of Sadie Magazine, an online counterculture publication geared towards young women. She is also a freelance writer and has written for publications such as xoJane, Thought Catalog, Wilder Quarterly, Bust, Jewcy, Useless magazine, and the New York Press (R.I.P.), among others. As well, Jesse plays the drums, and is currently involved in a recording collective called Love Tribe.
Jessica Loudis is a writer based in Brooklyn and an assistant editor at Bookforum.
Jillian Steinhauer is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer who covers art, comics, and miscellaneous culture. Her work has appeared in The Awl, The Jewish Daily Forward, The New York Observer, and Hyperallergic, among other places. She Tweets here.
Jim Windolf is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and senior consulting editor at M magazine. Follow him on Twitter: @jimwindolf
Jimmy Vielkind is the political reporter for the Albany Times Union and principal contributor to its Capitol Confidential blog. He is also a regular contributor to 'New York NOW,' a weekly public television program examining New York politics and government. Jimmy has covered the Capitol for the New York Observer and TU. He lives in Troy.
Joanna Prisco is a writer and editor. Her work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Fathom, Food Republic, Flaunt, The New York Post, Nylon, Parade, Surface, Tokion, and Zink. She is currently working on a book project. You can follow her @joannaprisco on Twitter.
Joe Coscarelli has contributed writing to The Village Voice, Salon, and Spin, among other publications.
Joe Pompeo covers media for Capital New York. He was previously a reporter at Yahoo! News, Business Insider and The New York Observer.
John R. Bohrer's work has appeared at Esquire.com, Politico, Salon, The Awl, USA Today and other publications. He is writing a book about Robert Kennedy and his young aides, 1964 to 1968. Twitter: @JRBoh
Jonah Westerman is an art historian based in New York. He writes about performance and mediation and is currently at work on a dissertation about European performance art after 1989 at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Jonathan Liu is a writer living in New York.
Jordan Brown is a conductor, cellist, teacher, and writer for Musical America and parterre.com.
Joseph Cermatori is assistant editor and staff writer at PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art. He is also currently pursuing his Ph.D. at Columbia University.
Josh Benson is a co-founder and co-editor of Capital. He was previously an editor and reporter at The New York Observer, and he wrote about New Jersey for The New York Times.
Josh Curtis has written about sports for The New York Observer.
Joyce Tang is a writer based in New York City. Her work has appeared in Mother Jones, Double X, and The Miami Herald.
Juliet Linderman is a writer and reporter living in Greenpoint. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Village Voice, McSweeney's, and other publications. She's currently the arts and culture editor at the Brooklyn Paper, and is working on a book about refugee resettlement in the United States, to be published by McSweeney's this year. Follow her @JulietLinderman.
K. Leander Williams is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. He has been around the block a few times and has yet to tire of the scenery.
Kandia Crazy Horse is the co-founder of folk-rock band Sacred Arrow. She has edited and written for The Village Voice, Creative Loafing, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and many other publications. She resides in Manhattan.
Katharine Jose is a writer and editor at Capital. She previously edited politics and wrote for the The New York Observer.
Katherine St. Asaph is a New York-based critic who has written for The Atlantic, the Guardian, MTV Hive, Pitchfork, The Village Voice, and other publications. She lives in Astoria and can be reached on Twitter at @katstasaph.
Kevin won a Livingston Award for International Reporting, won two National Mental Health Awards for excellence in reporting, won an Online Journalism Award, was a Carter Center reporting Fellow, received a Certificate of Commendation for reporting from the American Psychiatric Association and in 2011 was awarded a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism foundation "for investigative stories that otherwise would not be told." His website is JournalismWorksProject.org, his blog is EverySingleWordIsTrue.
Khristopher J. Brooks has been a reporter at the Omaha World-Herald, the Bristol (Va.) Herald Courier, the Associated Press, and NYTimes.com. A Detroit native, he is currently studying Literary Reportage at New York University. Follow him on Twitter.
Kyle Spencer is a New York-based freelance writer. Her work has appeared in New York magazine, Slate, Cosmopolitan, Real Simple, Baby Talk, The Baltimore Sun, The Miami Herald and The Prague Post. She is at work on a novel.
Lara Pellegrinelli received her Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from Harvard University. She is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Princeton. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Village Voice, Time Out New York, and National Public Radio.
Lauren Kirchner is a writer living in New York City. Her work has appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, Wired, the Awl, and elsewhere, and can be found here.
Leah Koenig is a freelance food writer and cookbook author. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Saveur, Gastronomica, Food Arts, Everyday with Rachael Ray, CHOW, Tablet magazine and The Forward among other publications. She's the author of The Hadassah Everyday Cookbook: Daily Meals for the Contemporary Jewish Kitchen (Rizzoli, 2011). Leah lives in Brooklyn with her husband, musician Yoshie Fruchter. Visit leahkoenig.com for more information.
Lecia is an intern at Capital New York, finishing her final year at NYU as a double major in Journalism and Studio Art.
Luke Dempsey is the author of the memoir A SUPREMELY BAD IDEA, and the deputy editor of bookish.com. A native of England, he lives in New Jersey.
Marc Tracy is a staff writer at Tablet Magazine, where he edits the daily blog, The Scroll. He tweets at twitter.com/marcatracy.
Marion Lignana Rosenberg is a writer, critic, and translator based in New York.
Mark Hay attends Columbia University where he is the Editor-in-Chief of Awaaz: The Voice of South Asia and the Columbia Political Review, and writes for Bwog and the Blue and White.
Mark Krotov is an assistant editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Mark has written about the arts for Billboard, Interview and other magazines. He’s edited scores of travel guides for Fodor’s Travel and has written about his favorite destinations for Out Traveler, In Style and online. He’s also a composer, and is hard at work on a new musical set to an '80s beat.
Mark Sussman is a writer and a doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center. He teaches American literature at Hunter College and lives in Brooklyn.
Matt Haber has written for The New York Times, The New York Observer, and Esquire, among other publications.
I like programming and websites and news. They're okay.
Matt Taylor was political correspondent for the National Memo and staff reporter at The East Hampton Star. His writing has appeared in Slate, Salon and The Daily Beast. Tweet him @matthewt_ny
Formerly a film critic for The New York Times, New York Press and The Star-Ledger, Matt Zoller Seitz is a filmmaker specializing in films about filmmaking. His documentaries can be viewed at the Museum of the Moving Image, the L Magazine, and YouTube. Seitz is also the founder of The House Next Door and a contributor to Salon.
Matthew Kassel is a freelance writer. His work has been published by The Wall Street Journal, NPR Music, The Forward, and The New York City Jazz Record, among other publications.
Matthew Lombardi has written about sports and culture for ESPN, the BBC, and Fodor's Travel.
Matthew Wexler is a food, travel, and lifestyle writer as well as a trained chef. His work has appeared in Hemispheres, Go Magazine, Passport, Gotham, Hamptons Magazine, Edible Berkshires, and Rendezvous en France, among others. He is currently writing a food memoir, Uncommonly Good, inspired by his tenure at Good Commons, a boutique retreat center in Plymouth, Vermont. Follow Matthew's blog at Roodeloo.com or on Twitter at @roodeloo.
Matthew Wolfe is a writer who lives in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in The Nation and McSweeney's Internet Tendency. He can be reached at matthew.m.wolfe [at] gmail.com
Max Rosenberg a writer living in Brooklyn. He is currently working toward his Ph.D. in art history at Yale University. He can be found on Twitter here.
Melissa Smith is a writer living in Brooklyn. She received her graduate degree in journalism from Columbia University and works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Meredith Blake is a freelance journalist based in New York City. She writes about television for the Los Angeles Times and is a contributor to the New Yorker's literary blog, the Book Bench.
Michael McLaughlin is a reporter living in Brooklyn. His work has
appeared in the Daily News and The Brooklyn Paper.
A resident of the Upper West Side, Michael Oliva is a political consultant, writer and restaurant critic, who has written for New York Civic and Tenant Planet. His hobbies include deep sea fishing and snorkeling.
Michael Shapiro was five when the Dodgers left Brooklyn. He is a
professor of journalism at Columbia and is the author of eight books
about East Asia, child welfare, and baseball. His most recent book, Bottom
of the Ninth, is about Branch Ricky, Casey Stengel and the Continental League.
Michaelangelo Matos is a staff critic for Resident Advisor, and has written for Spin, Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, The Guardian and The Daily. He lives in Brooklyn.
Michele Filgate is a freelance writer and indie bookseller who lives in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in The Daily Beast, Vulture, Time Out New York, The Star Tribune, O, The Oprah Magazine, Bookslut, The Quarterly Conversation, and other publications.
Michelle Orange is the author of This Is Running for Your Life, forthcoming from FSG. Her writing has appeared in McSweeney’s, The Nation, the Virginia Quarterly Review, the New York Times, the Village Voice, Movieline and other publications.
Minty Grover is a freelance journalist who lives in New York. She has written for publications in Mumbai and Singapore, and her work has appeared in City Limits as well as the New York Times blog, The Local.
Miranda Popkey is on the editorial staff of Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Mitchell Blumenthal was an editor at The New York Times for more than 20 years. He served as assistant to the national editor and as New Jersey editor. Before the Times worked at newspapers in Philadelphia, New Jersey, Washington, Chicago and on Long Island.
Molly Fischer has written for The New York Observer and the New York Daily News.
Monique El-Faizy has written for the Guardian, the Washington Post, the Financial Times, Marie Claire, GQ and Glamour and has been on staff at the NY Daily News, the Philadelphia Inquirer, AP and the Bergen Record.
Morgan Camper is an intern at Capital New York.
Magazine and newspaper art director
Nancy Scola is a political writer based in New York City. For three years, she was the associate editor and lead writer at techPresident, a daily online publication that covers the intersection of politics and technology. She is a contributor to the The American Prospect's TAPPED blog and has previously written for The Atlantic, New York, Salon and more. Her website is nancyscola.com.
Natalie Elliott is a freelance culture writer living in Austin, Texas. She writes "Miss on Scene," an online film column for Oxford American.
Nate Freeman is a writer living in Manhattan.
Nick Murray is an Associate Editor at the Village Voice. Follow him on twitter at @nickrkm.
A former Democratic political campaign worker, Nick Rizzo has written about politics, media, and other topics for places like Gawker, Mediaite, and the NY Press. Follow him at twitter.com/nickrizzo.
Paul Devlin has written for Slate, The New York Times Book Review, The Daily Beast, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art blog, and the Root, among other publications. He edited the book Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in English literature at SUNY Stony Brook.
Pavia Rosati was executive editor of DailyCandy.com. She lives in Manhattan and London and writes about food and travel.
Per Liljas is a journalist based in New York. He has previously written and photographed feature stories from South Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.
Peter Terzian is the editor of Heavy Rotation: Twenty Writers on the Albums That Changed Their Lives. He has written for The New York Times, Bookforum, and the Paris Review Daily.
Piper Marshall is a New York-based writer and the assistant curator at Swiss Institute. (photo Piper Marshall, Ryan McNamara, Sam Roeck, Ingenue in Training, 2012)
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah teaches at Bard College. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, The New York Observer, Transition, and Rolling Stone.
Rachel Krantz is a freelance writer living in New York City. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, NPR, Nerve, and elsewhere.
Rachel Riederer has written for Tin House, Guernica, The Nation, and Best American Essays, among others. She tweets @readerer and lives in Brooklyn.
Reid Pillifant is a political reporter for Capital. He was previously an editor and reporter at the New York Observer. Contact him at reid[at]capitalnewyork.com.
Rick Flom is a writer living in Philadelphia.
Bob Hardt is the political director and executive producer at NY1 News. An amateur classical pianist as a youth, Hardt became obsessed with opera after taking a required course in Music Humanities at Columbia College.
Roland Li has written about business and culture for The New York Times, The New York Observer and Interview magazine.
Rose Lichter-Marck is a writer and photographer living in Brooklyn.
Ryann Liebenthal is an assistant editor at Harper's Magazine.
Sam Cate-Gumpert is Assistant Art Director at Harper's Magazine, and a contributing editor to mono.kultur. He lives in Brooklyn.
Sarah Garland is staff writer at the Hechinger Report and has written for The New York Times, Newsweek, Newsday, The New York Sun, The New York Post, The Village Voice, New York Magazine, and Marie Claire. She is the author of Gangs in Garden City: How Immigration, Segregation and Youth Violence Are Changing America’s Suburbs.
Sarah Jaffe is an independent journalist covering labor, the economy, politics, and social movements for AlterNet, the Guardian, Truthout, Jacobin and others. Follow her on Twitter: @sarahljaffe.
Sarah Laskow is a freelance reporter living in New York City. As a staff writer at the Center for Public Integrity, she covered money and politics, coal mining, and homeland security. Her work has appeared in TheNation.com, Politico, and The American Prospect.
Sasha Chavkin, a 2011-'12 New York World reporting fellow, is an investigative reporter who has contributed to Columbia Journalism Review, ProPublica and the Center for Public Integrity.
Sasha Herman is a freelance reporter covering arts and culture. He has also written for the New York Observer.
Seth Colter Walls writes for Newsweek and The Awl.
Sheila O'Malley's work has appeared in The Sewanee Review and Salon.com. She writes a monthly essay on film for Fandor, and also contributes pieces to The House Next Door, official blog of Slant Magazine. She contributes occasional reviews of film noir classics at Noir of the Week. Her personal blog is The Sheila Variations.
Simon Abrams writes about comics, books and movies for The Comics Journal, L magazine, The New York Press and Slant Magazine. You can find a lot of his writing here.
Spencer Morgan is a writer living in Brooklyn.
Sridhar Pappu has written for The New York Observer, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, New York and many other publications. He lives in Brooklyn.
Starlee Kine is a a frequent contributor to PRI's This American Life and has written for The New York Times Magazine and the Vulture. She loves television, as do most radio people that she knows.
Stephen Kalin is a writer from New York based in Cairo. He has written for The Egypt Independent, a local English-language newspaper, Foreign Policy, Al Monitor, The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, and PolicyMic. Follow him on Twitter @6thFloor_Cairo.
Steve Brodner has been a satirical illustrator for 30 years, during which time he has drawn and written for the most prestigious publications in America and won many awards. He lives in Manhattan.Read more about Steve here.
Steve Kornacki is the news editor for Salon. He’s previously written about politics for The New York Observer and Roll Call, and his work has also appeared in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and on The Daily Beast.
Steve Sigmund is a veteran Democratic operative who works for Global Strategy Group.
Tamar Adler is the author An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace. (Scribner, October 2011) She is a former editor of Harper's Magazine, the founding head chef of Farm 255 in Athens, Georgia, and was a cook at Chez Panisse. Her writing has appeared in Harper's Magazine, The New York Times, The New Leader, Mother Jones, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn.
Ted is a native New Yorker. He directed and taught theatre and opera for 23 years before starting a PhD in neuroscience, which should be done any day now. In the meantime, he blogs at Bookeywookey.
Terry Golway teaches history at Kean University, and is the author of Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution, So Others Might Live and Together We Cannot Fail: FDR and the American Presidency in Years of Crisis. He was a member of the Times editorial board and city editor of The New York Observer.
Tom McGeveran is a co-founder and editor of Capital. He's previously served as Editor of The New York Observer and has also worked at The New York Blade.
Walter Fields is CEO and executive editor at NorthStarNews.com, and the former publisher of City Limits. He used to be political director of the New Jersey NAACP.
Wayne Hoffman is deputy editor of Nextbook Press. He is also managing director for special projects at Tablet Magazine. His novel, Hard, about a randy theater critic in Manhattan, was only partially autobiographical; his new novel, Sweet Like Sugar, is less autobiographical and, therefore, less randy.
Will Heinrich spent his early childhood in Japan and grew up in New York. His novel The King's Evil was published in 2003 and won a PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship in 2004. He writes about art for The New York Observer.
Internet and IP law professor. Expatriate New Yorker. Tom's brother.
Yevgeniya Traps is a doctoral candidate in English. She lives in Brooklyn.
Zachary Woolfe is a writer and editor at Capital.