Stephanie Newman

Stephanie Newman is writer in NYC. Her work has appeared in Narratively, The Establishment, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Quartz, Forbes, and elsewhere. Stephanie blogs at Writing on Glass.

Stories By Stephanie Newman

The Godfather of Sexist Pseudoscience

This skull-measuring quack believed women are no smarter than gorillas. So why do his 19th-century ideas still influence education policy?

The Five Stirring Stanzas That Proved a Poem Can Help End a War

In 1918, a few lines by a Hungarian desk clerk spurred a revolution that helped end the Great War. Her words still ring true today.