headshotNew Jersey native, longtime Philadelphia resident, living in Northeast Ohio since 2003. Husband and father of two boys. Hockey coach, NPR junkie, Celtiphile, high-functioning geek.

BACKGROUND

Founder and executive director, Ohio City Writers, a nonprofit youth creative writing center, 2010-2013

Contributor, FreshWaterCleveland.com and The New York Times, 2010-11

Editor, Cleveland Free Times and Cleveland Scene, 2005-2010. (Free Times and Scene merged under the latter’s name in 2008.)

Managing editor, Scene, 2003-2005

Staff writer / managing editor / web editor, Philadelphia City Paper, 1996-2003

Staff writer / editor, South Philadelphia Review, 1990-1996

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