How (and why) academics can (should!) write for the popular press

It has been wonderful to publish in The New York Times, The Atlantic's health section, and other popular outlets. 

Writing for the popular press has felt like learning in a whole new language. The rules of academic writing do not apply. 

Through luck, the smoking hot wisdom of a nationally prominent education writer, and invaluable training as part of Dartmouth's chapter of the Op-Ed Project, I've been able to write about what moves me.

For tips on how (and why) academics can (should!) write for the popular press, check out this interview on episode #61 of the popular podcast #AmWriting hosted by Jessica Lahey and her former New York Times editor KJ Dell'Antonia.

Posted on July 4, 2017 .