Mike Kessler

Mike Kessler

Mike Kessler is a 22-year veteran of the magazine business whose work has been published in Los Angeles magazine, Outside, Denver’s 5280, Wired, GQ, The New York Times Magazine, and TakePart, among others. His work has twice been named as a finalist for the National Magazine Awards (2008, Public Interest; 2012, Reporting), won or been nominated for several other awards, and anthologized in the Best American Magazine Writing series. For the last nine years he has been a freelance writer or editor of stories ranging from criminal justice to urban wildlife to Medicare fraud. A 2017 University of Michigan Knight-Wallace Fellow, Kessler lives in Los Angeles, where he was born and raised. Last updated July 2017



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