4 THE NEWYORKER, MARCH 16, 2020
Dana Goodyear (“Hot and Toxic,” p. 52)
is a staff writer based in California.
Peter Hessler (“Broken Bonds,” p. 34) ,
a staff writer, most recently published
“The Buried: An Archaeology of the
Emily Witt (“Get the Look,” p. 64) is
the author of “Future Sex: A New Kind
of Free Love” and “Nollywood: The
Making of a Film Empire.”
Daniel Mendelsohn (Books, p. 80), the
editor-at-large of the New York Review
of Books, most recently published “Ec-
stasy and Terror.” His tenth book, “Three
Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and
Fate,” will be out in September.
Patricia Spears Jones (Poem, p. 77), the
recipient of the 2017 Jackson Poetry
Prize, is a poet, a playwright, and an ac-
tivist. Her latest book is “A Lucent Fire.”
Colin Jost (“Commuting,” p. 42) has been
a head writer at “Saturday Night Live”
for six years. In April, he will publish
the memoir “A Very Punchable Face.”
John Seabrook (“Adversarial Man,”
p. 44; The Talk of the Town, p. 33) has
published four books, including, most
recently, “The Song Machine: Inside
the Hit Factory.”
Sarah Resnick (Books, p. 87) is the act-
ing deputy editor of n+1. She is at work
on her first novel.
Jeffrey McDaniel (Poem, p. 58) is the
author of six books of poetry, including
the collection “Holiday in the Islands
of Grief.” He teaches in the writing
program at Sarah Lawrence College.
Tomer Hanuka (Cover) is an illustrator
who works in film and television. This
is his fourth cover for the magazine.
Amy Davidson Sorkin (Comment,
p. 27), a staff writer, is a regular con-
tributor to Comment. She also writes
a column for newyorker.com.
Matthew Klam (Fiction, p. 72) is the
author of “Sam the Cat and Other Sto-
ries” and, most recently, “Who Is Rich?”
He teaches at Stony Brook University.
Dan Kaufman on the push to remove
Alaska’s governor, who gutted public
services in the name of populism.
Jia Tolentino considers Cathy
Park Hong’s collection of essays
about Asian-American identity.
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