(Writer) is a widely published essayist, feature writer, poet, and playwright (his newest play, Poetic Justice
, was chosen by New York’s Acting Studio for a series of cast readings). He is a longtime magazine editor and writer, having held senior editorial positions at Town & Country, Art & Antiques, Travel & Leisure, Departures
, and other periodicals. The founding editor-in-chief of Out Traveler,
he is currently executive editor of Milieu,
a print magazine about design. Prior to his magazine work, he was a hardcover nonfiction editor at Simon and Schuster and has authored two books about architecture and art, as well as published in the New York Times, Salon, Boston Globe
, and many other periodicals and anthologies, including Best American Essays
. A frequent lecturer at universities, art foundations, and other venues on writing about art and culture, he is on the board of SAY650.com
, a popular live-essay reading series where his works have been featured and filmed. Although Manhattan is where he lives and works, he comes from Evanston, Illinois, which will always feel like home.