Editorial Clips

My online work frequently appears on BusinessInsider.com TheAtlantic.com, TheAlanticWire.com, and GuernicaMag.com. My print work has been published in Time Out New York, Maxim, Good Housekeeping, Four Seasons, and elsewhere.




All pieces below are also available as compressed files.



New York Calling (Reaktion/University of Chicago Books)
Essay on Fiction set in ’70s NYC — “Writing New York” (PDF)

The New Yorker
Trend Piece on Bestselling Books: The New Yorker (PDF)
Trend Piece on Children’s Books: The New Yorker (PDF)
Trend Piece on YA Novels and Children’s Books: The New Yorker (PDF)

Forbes, Inc
Latest Books From Britain (PDF)

US Airways Magazine
Review of Travel Guidebooks (PDF)

Interview with Graphic Novelist Craig Thompson
On Philosopher Emil Cioran (Link)
On Writer Padgett Powell (Link)
On Movie-Star Memoirs (Link)
On Writer Norman Rush’s “Mating” (Link)


The World Economic Forum in Davos for TheAtlantic.com (Resizable JPEG)


The Atlantic, on sustainability (Link)


(The Maxim Movie Awards (PDF) (I’ve written a great deal for them; this is just a sample)

Good Housekeeping
(To Come)

TV Guide
Review: The Last Producer (PDF) (I’ve written a great deal for them; this is just a sample)

New York Times Company: Feature Magazine
(To Come)

Review: The Works of Samuel Fuller, Cinema’s Beautiful Blowhard (Link)


Graphic Novelist Craig Thompson interview (link)

Time Out New York
Former Mayor Koch interview (PDF)

US Airways Magazine
Interview with Gay Talese (PDF)


Book: Museyon Guides Film + Travel North America
Museyon Guide: An Imaginary South (PDF)

Forbes Inc.
Travel Round-Up (PDF)

(More Pieces to come)


Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood
A Memoir Piece on Growing Up in Japan, with a Spooky Twist (Link)

Time Out New York
With the Crowds in Front of the Today Show (PDF)

Plaques  Seen While on the Streets of New York City (PDF)

How to Pick a Lock (PDF)

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Meakin Armstrong: Freelance Writer, Web Editor, Copywriter, Ghostwriter, and Manuscript Editor


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