Rebecca leads Bookish's team of journalists and publishing veterans to create book-focused stories on all subjects. She holds a master's in journalism from New York University and has 15 years of editorial experience across book publishing, print and online media outlets including The Daily Beast and Mediabistro.com.
Q: Which author would you love to have a drink with?
A: I envy those who imbibed with Christopher Hitchens--his intimates say he got even more brilliant with cocktails.
Kristen writes and edits for the Business, History & Politics, Sports & Recreation and Travel sections of Bookish. For eight years she covered entertainment, news and human interest at People Magazine. A native of Boston, Kristen graduated from Georgetown University and holds a master’s in gender studies from Trinity College, Dublin.
Q: Which book totally wowed you recently?
A: I’m a journalist, so Rebecca Skloot’s exhaustively reported “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” about a woman whose cells were used without her knowledge for groundbreaking scientific research, knocked my socks off. It’s a brilliant piece of work.
Nathan writes and edits for the Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Fiction & Literature, and Mysteries & Thrillers sections of Bookish. Born in Portland, Ore., Nathan received a master's in English and writing from UT-Austin and was previously an Assistant Editor at Little, Brown & Co.
Natalie writes and edits for the Children's, Comics, Romance, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, and Young Adult sections of Bookish. A graduate of NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, she is a playwright and pop culture blogger, and has written for Tor.com, Crushable, Quirk Books, BlackBook and other outlets.
Q: Which author did you want to meet as a kid?
A: Tamora Pierce's "Song of the Lioness" books were my first teacher when it came to both fantasy writing and awkward adolescent issues, so she was always my idol. And I actually did get to meet her!
Daniel writes and edits for the Health & Wellness, Mind, Body & Spirit, Parenting & Relationships, Religion, and Self-Improvement sections of Bookish. He holds a B.A. in English & American Literature from New York University and has previously worked at Basic Books.