Masha Gessen is a Russian and American journalist, author, translator and activist who has been an outspoken critic of the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin and the President of the U.S.A., Donald Trump. In addition to being the author of several non-fiction books, she has been a prolific contributor to such publications as The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, New Statesman, Granta, Slate, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker, and U.S. News & World Report.
I have the privilege to meet her next week. She’s one of the guests on @catie_lazarus’ show, Employee of the Month where I will be live illustrating. April 7th at Abrons Art Center in the Lower East Side. I hope to see you there!