Zachary Petit (better known out of print as Zac Petit) is a freelance journalist and editor / former magazine editor / photo dabbler / lover of all things writerly, design-ish and nerd-like. 

Winter 2017

"Natural Causes," my profile of taxidermist Jeremy Johnson for Cincinnati Magazine, won first place in the magazine writing category of the Society of Professional Journalists' awards. Thanks, SPJ, for reaffirming my pursuit of the weird!

The Spring 2017 issue of PRINT magazine, "Hollywood: San Francisco," won first place in the Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards' Media/Entertainment/Design category. We're honored and stoked. 

Get 'em while they're hot! (Did I mention they're perpetually hot?) Treat Ideas Like CatsAnd Other Creative Quotes to Inspire Creative People and The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing: How to Write, Work & Thrive On Your Own Terms can be found at a bookstore or Amazon near you. [older news]