Brian Ransom is a writer, editor, and journalist living and working in New York City. A graduate of the Missouri Journalism School, he has written for The Paris Review, the Columbia Missourian, and Vox magazine. After working in bookselling for a couple years and fielding countless queries about the location of the nearest restroom, he landed at The Paris Review, where he is the social-media manager. His favorite emoji is the hedgehog.

Contact (don’t be creepy): brian.c.ransom [at] gmail [dot] com.