Los Angeles Times

Carolyn Kellogg

Writer

Carolyn Kellogg is book editor of the Los Angeles Times. She is a recipient of the paper’s editorial award and she is a vice president of the board of the National Book Critics Circle. Kellogg has served as editor of LAist.com, web editor of Marketplace and has been widely published. She has an MFA in creative writing and a bachelor's degree from USC.

Recent Articles

  • Award-winning poet C.K. Williams dies at 78

    Award-winning poet C.K. Williams dies at 78

    When C.K. Williams died Sunday at age 78, he was still a working poet. His next collection, "Selected Later Poems," will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on Tuesday. Williams was widely respected; in 2005, he was awarded the coveted $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. He won the National...

  • Junot Diaz on reading, writing, and America's amnesia about race

    Junot Diaz on reading, writing, and America's amnesia about race

    When Junot Diaz published “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” in 2007, fans had been waiting almost a decade since his stellar debut, the short story collection “Drown.” The wait paid off: “Oscar Wao” was a wildly engaging novel about a Dominican teen in New Jersey. The novel hit bestseller...

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