About Us

Longreads, founded in 2009, is dedicated to helping people find and share the best storytelling in the world. We feature and produce in-depth investigative pieces, profiles, interviews, commentary, book reviews, audio stories, and personal essays.

Longreads is proud to be a part of the Automattic / WordPress.com family.

Contact Us

For feedback and general inquires, email us at hello@longreads.com.

For membership questions, email us at support@longreads.com.

For story submissions and pitches, see our guidelines here.

For business or advertising inquiries, email Justin Alvarez.


Founder: Mark Armstrong

Editor-in-Chief: Mike Dang

Senior Editors: Ben Huberman, Cheri Lucas Rowlands, Krista Stevens, Kelly Stout, and Michelle Weber

Contributing Editors: Aaron Gilbreath and Danielle Jackson

Essays Editor: Sari Botton

Books Editor: Dana Snitzky

Audience Development Editor: Catherine Cusick

Art Directors: Katie Kosma and Kjell Reigstad

Fact-Checkers: Matt Giles, Ethan Chiel, and Samantha Schuyler

Copy Chief: Jacob Gross

Editorial Assistant: Katie Kosma