Mitch Moxley has written for publications including GQ, The New York Times Magazine, The Atavist Magazine, Playboy, the Wall Street Journal, Grantland, SlateTIME, the Globe and Mail, The Walrus, and others. He is executive editor of Maxim Magazine. His first book, Apologies to My Censor: The High and Low Adventures of a Foreigner in China, was published by Harper Perennial in July 2013. 

Mitch is originally from Saskatchewan, Canada, and he holds a masters degree in journalism from the University of Western Ontario, where he won the JM Penny Prize for Investigative Reporting. He lived in Beijing for six years and is currently based in Brooklyn. He has filed stories from China, North Korea, Haiti, Burma, Mongolia, India, Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Mitch has eaten scorpions, partied with models in Manila, and donned the skin of a Second Life avatar—all in the name of journalism. He has appeared as a guest on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, PRI's The World, and NPR's All Things Considered. 

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