Zachary Petit (better known out of print as Zac Petit) is a journalist / magazine editor / photo dabbler / lover of all things writerly, design-ish and nerd-like.
Print magazine's latest issue—a celebration and exploration of all things text, from text messaging and what it's doing to our brains to the brilliant design of braille and the archaeology of numbers—hits newsstands in mid October. Print has also been shortlisted in the Best Consumer Magazine: Single Issue category by the Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards. Let the battle of the editorial teams begin!
The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing: How to Write, Work & Thrive On Your Own Terms is nearly out! Nov. 16!
Throughout October, I'll be an instructor at The Freelance Writer's Pitch Clinic, alongside freelance mavens Linda Formichelli and Carol Tice, and Peter Carbonara (deputy editor, Forbes), Sarah Smith (executive editor, Redbook) and Mark “Monkey” Watson (creative director, WONGDOODY). Learn how to keep your query out of the editorial fireplace!
Drop by NYU 4–5:30 p.m. Oct. 24 for "The Secrets of Being a Successful Writer" panel moderated by Susan Shapiro, featuring A. Zell Williams (Law & Order: SVU staff writer), Joseph Alexious (Gowanus), Elizabeth Shaw (editor-in-chief of Fun, Family), Paul Whitlatch (Simon & Schuster editor), Kenan Trebincevic (The Bosnia List), Renee Zuckerbrot (literary agent) and Zachary Petit (some dude). [older news]