I'm a New York-based writer, editor and multimedia journalist. I write features on women, culture, teens & trends for the New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, Cosmo, The Daily Beast & others. I'm also a contributing editor for Sheryl Sandberg's women's org, Lean In. Past Lives: Executive Editor of TUMBLR, Senior Editor at NEWSWEEK.
And in today’s Portlandia moment, live from Seattle: the front page of the Seattle Times. Caption: Melany Vorass cooks risotto with onions, white wine, mushrooms—and a GRAY SQUIRREL SHE CAUGHT IN HER YARD.