From time to time, I’ve had work reprinted in anthologies, or written forwards and introductions or other original pieces for such books. Here are some.


Flashed: Sudden Stories in Comics and Proseby Josh Neufeld and Sari Wilson (editors). 2016.  This “fresh take on the exquisite corpse method” includes the first (and only) fiction I have written since college.


pleaseforwardPlease Forward: How Blogging Reconnected New Orleans After Katrina, by Cynthia Joyce (editor). 2015. This impressive anthology includes an essay I wrote for




Design and Violence, by Paola Antonelli and Jamar Hunt (editors). 2015. Includes my essay for the terrific MoMA online exhibition.



hurricanestoryHurricane Story, by Jennifer  Shaw. 2011. Introduction to a remarkable book of photographs.



brandthinkBrand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits, by Debbie Millman. 2011. Forward to collection of Millman’s interviews with an impressive variety of branding experts.



6a00d83451f44f69e201156f25734f970c-250wiAd Nauseam: A Survivor’s Guide to American Consumer Culture, by Carrie McLaren and Jason Torchinsky (editors). 2009. Introduction to this enduringly useful collection of highlights from the indispensable Stay Free!


supply_coverOBEY: Supply & Demand – The Art of Shepard Fairey – 20th Anniversary Edition. 2009. Original essay for this sweeping survey of the artist’s work.



obamaObama: The Historic Journey. 2009. This collection of New York Times coverage included my 2008 Consumed column about Obama as muse.




Sponsorship: The Fine Art Of Corporate Sponsorship/the Corporate Sponsorship Of Fine Art, by Ryan McGinness (editor). 2005. Includes a Slate piece I wrote about the exhibition that inspired this collection of essays.


bestbizBest Business Stories of the Year. 2003. This Slate piece was included.




diariesThe Slate Diariesby Jodi Kantor and Cyrus Krohn (editors). 2000. This best-of collection of entries from Slate’s (wonderful but now defunct) “Diary” column included one of my dispatches from New Orleans.