Rebecca Traister leaves TNR to become writer-at-large at New York magazine
Traister was most recently a senior editor at The New Republic, and prior to that spent ten years at Salon
New York, NY – June 9, 2015 — New York magazine editor-in-chief Adam Moss announced today that Rebecca Traister (@rtraister) is joining as writer-at-large; she’ll write a regular column for The Cut as well as features and columns for the print magazine, covering women in politics, media and culture. She begins her new role July 27.
“Rebecca has long been one of my favorite writers anywhere, and I’m thrilled that she’ll be joining us,” says Moss. “She’s a fiercely intelligent thinker and reporter, deep and wise. Her areas of interest and expertise are particularly relevant right now; she’s going to have a significant impact — on New York and on the conversation we aspire to lead.”
Traister was most recently a senior editor at The New Republic, and prior to that spent ten years at Salon. She is a contributor to Elle and has also written for The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, The Washington Post, Glamour, Marie Claire, and other publications. Her first book, Big Girls Don’t Cry, about women in the 2008 election, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2010 and the winner of the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize. Her second book, All the Single Ladies, about unmarried and late married women in the United States, will be published by Simon & Schuster in early 2016.