The Atlantic makes two new hires
Xochitl Gonzalez is becoming a member of The Atlantic’s editorial staff as a employees author, having contributed to the journal this previous yr by means of her subscriber e-newsletter, Brooklyn, Everywhere. In her e-newsletter, which she’ll proceed as a employees author, Xochitl displays on the various meanings of gentrification and what we stand to lose in our relentless pursuit of the American dream. Xochitl’s e-newsletter has supplied a novel perspective on Latino politics, illustration, group points, pop-culture moments, and on a regular basis happenings.
Xochitl is a novelist, screenwriter, and tv government producer. This yr, she printed a novel, “Olga Dies Dreaming,” which was named to The New York Occasions’ listing of 100 Notable Books of 2022 and is being tailored for tv. She got here to her writing profession in her 40s; earlier than that she labored as an occasion planner, a fundraiser, and a tarot-card reader, amongst different pursuits.
In additional employees information, Eleanor Barkhorn is rejoining The Atlantic as a senior editor, coming from The New York Occasions’ Opinion part, the place she’s been an editor at massive. Eleanor first labored as an editor for The Atlantic from 2009 to 2014, when she oversaw Tradition protection and was certainly one of a handful of senior editors who helped set up the location as a moment-to-moment must-read. Later, because the options editor at Vox, Eleanor launched a collection of recent sections, together with The Items, The Spotlight, and First Particular person.