• OCTOBER 17-20, 2024



Zachary Petit is an independent journalist, a contributing writer for Fast Company, and the author of The Moon & Antarctica for Bloomsbury's 33 1/3 series (out Nov. 14). Previously, he served as the content director of the HOW+PRINT brands, editor-in-chief of the National Magazine Award–winning publication PRINT, managing editor of Writer’s Digest magazine, and executive editor of several related newsstand titles.

Alongside the thousands of articles he has penned as a staff writer and editor, covering everything from the secret lives of mall Santas to creative legends, his words have appeared in National Geographic, Smithsonian, National Geographic Kids, Mental_Floss, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and many other outlets. He is also the author of The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing: How to Write, Work and Thrive On Your Own Terms and Treat Ideas Like Cats.

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