Anna Holmes

Anna, hard at work.

Anna Holmes is an award-winning writer and editor who has worked with numerous publications, including The Washington Post, The New Yorker online and New York Times, where she is a regular contributor to the Sunday Book Review. In 2007, in response to her work for magazines like Glamour and Cosmopolitan, she created the popular website, which helped to revolutionize popular discussions around the intersections of gender, race and culture. In 2016 she became SVP of Editorial at First Look Media, where she is spearheading the launch of, the consumer-facing arm of Topic, the company’s film, TV and digital studio. She lives in New York.



Fairly Recent Work…and Some Oldies


  • Professional

    Newsweek/The Daily Beast Women in the World, Netroots Nation, National Conference for Media Reform, SXSW, TEDx

  • Educational

    Syracuse University/S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, University of Louisville, New York University, University of Michigan




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