Benedict Cosgrove has worked as a writer and editor, online and off, since the mid-1990s. He helped launch the award-winning photography website, LIFE.com, and was managing editor for both Wired's groundbreaking political site, The Netizen, and the early, influential e-zine, Feed. He has contributed to the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Independent (London), Smithsonianmag.com, Columbia Journalism Review, Salon, the Daily Beast, and CNN.com. He is the author of a biography of a remarkable Long Islander named Jim Miller, Nothing Bad Ever Happens, and the editor of two well-received anthologies: Covering the Bases (great newspaper coverage of baseball) and Gluttony. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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