Xochitl Gonzalez is becoming a member of The Atlantic’s editorial group as a workers author, having contributed to the journal this previous yr via her subscriber publication, Brooklyn, Everywhere. In her publication, which she’ll proceed as a workers author, Xochitl displays on the various meanings of gentrification and what we stand to lose in our relentless pursuit of the American dream. Xochitl’s publication has supplied a singular perspective on Latino politics, illustration, neighborhood points, pop-culture moments, and on a regular basis happenings.
Xochitl is a novelist, screenwriter, and tv government producer. This yr, she revealed a novel, “Olga Dies Dreaming,” which was named to The New York Instances’ checklist of 100 Notable Books of 2022 and is being tailored for tv. She got here to her writing profession in her 40s; earlier than that she labored as an occasion planner, a fundraiser, and a tarot-card reader, amongst different pursuits.
In additional workers information, Eleanor Barkhorn is rejoining The Atlantic as a senior editor, coming from The New York Instances’ Opinion part, the place she’s been an editor at giant. Eleanor first labored as an editor for The Atlantic from 2009 to 2014, when she oversaw Tradition protection and was one among a handful of senior editors who helped set up the location as a moment-to-moment must-read. Later, because the options editor at Vox, Eleanor launched a sequence of latest sections, together with The Items, The Spotlight, and First Individual.