Editor at Slate
Dan Kois is the author of Facing Future, a book in Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series of music criticism; the Stonewall Honor book The World Only Spins Forward, an oral history of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America (with Isaac Butler); and How to Be a Family, a memoir from Little, Brown. His novel Vintage Contemporaries will be published in 2023 by Harper. He is a writer at Slate and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine. He’s written for the New Yorker, New York, the Washington Post, the Awl, Ukulele Magazine (!), and many other fine publications. He is a founding host of Slate’s parenting podcast “Mom and Dad Are Fighting” and a frequent guest on Slate’s “Culture Gabfest.” He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his family.
Workshops: A little unthinkable and Lightness and Weight: Making a serious essay funny, making a funny essay serious