About Ben Yagoda
Ben Yagoda has written about language, writing and other topics for Slate, the New York Times Book Review, the New York Times magazine, The American Scholar, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and many others. He’s a professor of English at the University of Delaware and the author of, among other books, About Town: The New Yorker and the World It Made and The Sound on the Page: Style and Voice in Writing. His The Art of Fact, coedited with Kevin Kerrane, is a staple of narrative journalism classrooms. His forthcoming book is How to Not Write Bad.