Eric Cortellessa is the digital editor of the Washington Monthly. His writing has also appeared in the Washington Post, the Nation, Slate, the New Republic, and the Times of Israel. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Eric’s thesis project–a short documentary on criminal records as a barrier to employment–was nominated for a 2015 Emmy Award. In addition to his journalistic work, Eric teaches prose writing and American literature at Montgomery College.
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