Laura Secor

Laura Secor has written on contemporary Iran for The New Yorker since she began traveling there in 2004. A former staff editor of the New York Times Op-Ed page, former reporter for the Boston Globe‘s ideas section, and former acting executive editor of the American Prospect, she has written for the New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, Salon, The Nation, The Atlantic Monthly, Dissent, and Lingua Franca, where she was an editor and writer from 1997-2001. She was a 2008-2009 fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library and a Fall 2009 Holtzbrinck fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. Her book on Iran’s reform movement will be  published by Riverhead Books

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