Jamie Wolf

Jamie Wolf is a journalist, editor, and photographer. She joined PEN America’s Board of Trustees following the unification with PEN Center USA in March 2018. She was active with PEN Center USA for many years, initially as a Board member and then as the Board Vice President and Chair of the annual Literary Awards Festival. One of the original group of editors at Washington Monthly, she has written about politics and other subjects for that magazine, as well as for Harper’s, The New Yorker, New West, American Film, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, for which she was a contributing writer, LA Weekly, for which she covered the Howard Dean campaign, and MotherJones.com. Her essay on parenthood and grown children, “The Shoes in the Hall,” appeared in the anthology The Empty Nest, which was published by Hyperion in 2007. Her photographs of urban landscapes have been published in DoubleTake magazine and exhibited in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. A graduate of Radcliffe College, she also serves on the board of the Los Angeles Review of Books and the Rosenthal Family Foundation.