Nina Shen Rastogi is a writer and editor who was forged in the Bay Area, shaped by Brooklyn, and now resides in Seattle. A former columnist for Slate, her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the International Herald Tribune, Vulture, Salon, and other publications. Her dulcet tones have been heard on such programs as All Things Considered, Talk of the Nation, WNYC's Soundcheck, the SlateCulture Gabfest and the DoubleX Gabfest. Here's her most recent feature, on race and the tricky business of Hollywood casting notices.
Nina is currently a senior community manager and strategist at Amazon and was previously the VP of Content at Figment, the digital publishing platform and writing community for teens and young adults. She can't stop listening to this song.