I’ve written an article about themself and what it means for the upcoming 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style to make its language guidance more inclusive. It’s over at Conscious Style Guide, where my brilliant fellow Robinson Prize winner Karen Yin is doing fantastic work on inclusive language.
This is […]
I wrote about the surprising history of Jell-O salad for Serious Eats this week. The NPR show Take Two, at KPCC in Los Angeles, enjoyed it and was kind enough to invite me on the radio. I’ll be talking with them tomorrow, Friday, August 21, about Jell-O salad, women’s labor, the […]
A few months ago, I spoke at the Historical Materialism conference in New York about the way freelance workers are ideologically constructed as part of an entrepreneurial class, even though most freelancers have more in common with the working class. That talk became an article for Jacobin Magazine, and I’ve heard […]
Happy New Year!
The year 2013 was a huge year for Grey Editing. I worked with amazing authors and gifted editorial colleagues, networked, spoke, and contributed to making quite a few books! To give you an idea, here’s what my portfolio shelf looked like in late 2012.
And here it is at the […]
I’ve always enjoyed studying foreign languages and often wish I had the time to do so more seriously. When I worked as a project manager for a translation agency, my company very kindly offered language lessons as an employee benefit, and I got to study Tamil at the University of Pennsylvania.
That background made indexing […]