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

  • Exploring Los Angeles (and the world) with Dylan Thuras of Atlas Obscura

    Exploring Los Angeles (and the world) with Dylan Thuras of Atlas Obscura

    If you want to visit a catacomb, head to Europe; there are no ossuaries or catacombs in America. “No proper catacombs,” Dylan Thuras clarifies. “A proper catacomb is lined with carefully-stacked skulls and bones.” Thuras is an enthusiast of unusual places. He’s the co-founder of the website Atlas...

  • Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize

    Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize

    Paul Beatty won the 2016 Man Booker Prize for fiction for his novel “The Sellout,” a dazzling written, wickedly funny satire of race set in South Los Angeles. Beatty is the first American to win the prize, which was awarded at a black-tie ceremony in London on Tuesday. “I’m not going to get all...

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