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I’m a writer and editor in New York whose work has appeared in GQ, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, and other publications. I lived in China for six years and have filed stories from North Korea, Cuba, Haiti, India, Mongolia, and elsewhere.

I’m senior editor at Penta, a lifestyle magazine with Dow Jones Media Group, and was previously executive editor at Maxim and features editor at Roads & Kingdoms, where I edited Anthony Bourdain’s Dispatched feature series and hosted the speaker series Journalism & Drinks.

My book, Apologies to My Censor: The High and Low Adventures of a Foreigner in China, was published by Harper Perennial in 2013. I recently worked as a story producer on two documentaries about Russian espionage for A&E Networks, and I’m currently developing a short doc based on my story “Superman of Havana” for Roads & Kingdoms.

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