e-mail: doug@popupmagazine.com

twitter: @dougmcgray

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Douglas McGray: I'm the co-founder and editor in chief of Pop-Up Magazine, The California Sunday Magazine, and our parent company, Pop-Up Magazine Productions.


I'm interested in the power of stories to explore important issues and ideas and to bring people together.


Pop-Up Magazine is a live magazine. We present new, mostly reported multimedia stories by filmmakers, photographers, writers, and radio producers live onstage at grand, historic venues like David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, San Francisco's Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, BAM Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, and elsewhere. We've also collaborated on live multimedia performances with Beck, ESPN, and McSweeney's, and we guest edited a session at the TED Conference.


In October 2014, we launched The California Sunday Magazine, online and in print, delivered with Sunday editions of the Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle and by mail to subscribers. The magazine has been named a finalist for ten National Magazine Awards, including General Excellence and Magazine of the Year, and won three times. Several stories have been optioned for television or film.


My writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere.


I've made radio stories too, mostly for This American Life.


I graduated from Brown University and live in Oakland, California.