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Doreen St. Felix    

Writer for the New Yorker & Fomer Editor-at-Large, Lenny

Doreen St. Felix writes for The New Yorker and was formerly editor-at-large for Lenny Letter, a newsletter from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner.

St. Felix also has written for The New Yorker, the New York Times, n+1, Pitchfork, Wags Revue and others. She also worked as a consultant on Steve McQueen's HBO pilot, Codes of Conduct. She St. Félix also cohosted a podcast at MTV News with Ira Madison III called Speed Dial with Ira and Doreen, focused on music, pop culture, sex and race.

In 2017, St. Félix was a finalist for the National Magazine Award in Columns and Commentary for her writing at MTV News. In 2016, Forbes Magazine named St. Félix to its 30 Under 30 list, citing her work on the Lenny Letter launch with the newsletter reaching 400,000 subscribers in under six months. Brooklyn Magazine named St. Félix to its 2016 list of the "100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture," calling her Pitchfork essay on Rihanna "definitive." The Huffington Post named the same essay to its list of "The Most Important Writing From People Of Color In 2015".

St. Félix attended Brown University, where she edited the weekly newspaper.


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Doreen St. Félix | The New Yorker

Doreen St. Félix is a staff writer at The New Yorker. Previously, she was a culture writer at MTV News and an editor-at-large at Lenny. Her writing has appeared ...

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