I'm a New York-based writer, editor and multimedia journalist. I cover gender, pop culture, social issues & trends for the New York Times, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan & Time.com, where I'm a columnist. I also edit special projects for Sheryl Sandberg's women's foundation, 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.