Evan Ratliff

Evan Ratliff
Founder and CEO, The Atavist

Website | @ev_rat

Evan Ratliff (co-founder, CEO, editor): Evan is an award-winning journalist and contributing editor at Wired magazine. In addition to Wired, his writing appears in The New Yorker, Outside, National Geographic, and many other publications. He is the co-author of Safe: The Race to Protect Ourselves in a Newly Dangerous World (HarperCollins, 2005). His 2009 story “Vanish,” about his attempt to disappear and the public’s effort to find him, was a finalist for the National Magazine Award for Feature Writing, and his writing has appeared in numerous anthologies, including The Best of Technology Writing 2006 and 2010, and The Best American Nonrequired Writing 2010. Evan also serves as the story editor for Pop-Up Magazine, the world’s first live magazine.


Location: Duffy/Columbia Level:
Jon Feldman (Open Air Publishing), Jennifer Lee (Plympton), Evan Ratliff (The Atavist)
Just as professionalized blogs emerged in the mid-2000s between legacy journalism and personal blogging, a new tier of digital-first publishers is growing between the traditional publishers and the wild west of self-publishing. They combine professional production values with the nimbleness and flexibility of digital, and have a different mindset for a different economic system. Read more.


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