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Carolyn Kellogg

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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

  • Mat Johnson's satire of race in America, 'Loving Day,' is picked up by Showtime

    Mat Johnson's satire of race in America, 'Loving Day,' is picked up by Showtime

    Showtime has optioned Mat Johnson's "Loving Day," a satire about race in contemporary America. The story, which follows a mixed-race man as he returns home to Philadelphia, is about identity, fatherhood, and trying to manage adult relationships after discovering that -- surprise -- you've got a...

  • Is Amazon a grueling, hostile place to work? N.Y. Times says yes, Jeff Bezos says no

    Is Amazon a grueling, hostile place to work? N.Y. Times says yes, Jeff Bezos says no

    What's it like to work at Amazon? Depends on who you ask. In a report published Sunday in the New York Times, writers Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld outline a work environment that's hostile and grueling. According to the report, employees at the online retailer are expected to compete with one...

  • John Scalzi conquers the publishing universe

    John Scalzi conquers the publishing universe

    If you're a certain type of person — the kind who's taken the JoCo Cruise or signed up for Nerdcon: Stories, say — you already know who John Scalzi is. "Within science fiction and fantasy literature, I'm an A-lister," Scalzi says. "But this is almost exactly like being the best-known bluegrass...

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez's ashes to leave Mexico for Colombia

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez's ashes to leave Mexico for Colombia

    The ashes of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez are heading to the country of his birth, Colombia. Garcia Marquez -- known to his fans as Gabo -- had been a journalist early in his career and traveled around the world. He settled in Mexico, where he lived for many decades before...

  • New Donald Trump bio moved up again, will be published Sept. 22

    New Donald Trump bio moved up again, will be published Sept. 22

    Strike while the candidate is hot. With the first debate between Republican presidential hopefuls behind us, one thing is clear: Donald Trump is at the top of the polls. The Morning Consult national survey has Trump leading with 32%, a full 21 points ahead of Jeb Bush, his closest competitor. To...

  • Patti Smith's 'Just Kids' will be a Showtime miniseries

    Patti Smith's 'Just Kids' will be a Showtime miniseries

    Iconic rocker, iconoclastic poet and National Book Award-winning author Patti Smith will see her memoir "Just Kids" brought to screens by Showtime, the cable channel announced Tuesday. "Just Kids" tracked Smith's early days in New York City with lover/best friend Robert Mapplethorpe. It was the...

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