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Stephen Fried

Stephen Fried is an adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the author of five acclaimed books, including Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the West—One Meal at a Time (named one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the Wall Street Journal) and Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel Gia (which introduced the word “fashionista” into the English language and inspired the Emmy-winning film Gia with Angelina Jolie.) A two-time winner of the National Magazine Award, Fried has written for Vanity Fair, GQ, The Washington Post Magazine, Rolling Stone, Glamour, Ladies’ Home Journal, Parade and Philadelphia magazine. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, author Diane Ayres.


Courses Taught

fall 2020

spring 2019

fall 2014

ENGL 145.302 Magazine/Longform Writing canceled  

fall 2013

ENGL 145.302 Advanced Non-Fiction Writing canceled  

fall 2012