Jesse Lichtenstein
journalist and poet

a few recent articles

"A Whimsical Wordsmith Charts a Course Beyond Twitter"
The New York Times Magazine
"You're supposed to try to get everyone to feel like they're in on the inside joke." A profile of the Jonny Sun.

"The Smutty-Metaphor Queen of Lawrence, Kansas"
The New York Times Magazine
"I was a hot teen Casaubon." A profile of the poet Patricia Lockwood.

"Do We Really Want to Live without the Post Office?"
A deep dive into the state and fate of mail.

"Hank Aaron: 44 at 80"
Atlanta Magazine
Four decades after setting the record, the baseball legend may finally be ready to walk off.