At the Moth, The New Yorker's most-renowned authors share stories of what you don't know about The New Yorker magazine.
Andy Borowitz contributes humor pieces to The New Yorker and writes a satirical column, the Borowitz Report, for newyorker.com. His memoir, "An Unexpected Twist," was named Best Kindle Single of 2012 by Amazon.com.
Lauren Collins joined The New Yorker in 2003 and became a staff writer in 2008. Her many subjects have included Michelle Obama, Donatella Versace, the graffiti artist Banksy, and the Daily Mail. She lives in London and covers Europe for the magazine.
Anthony Lane joined The New Yorker as a film critic in 1993. He is the author of "Nobody’s Perfect: Writings from The New Yorker," a collection of his reviews, essays, and Profiles.
Rebecca Mead has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1997. She is the author of "One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding" and a forthcoming book about George Eliot and "Middlemarch."
Nicholas Schmidle became a New Yorker staff writer this year. His piece "Getting bin Laden" ran in the magazine last August and was nominated for a 2012 National Magazine Award. He is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation and the author of "To Live or to Perish Forever: Two Tumultuous Years Inside Pakistan."
Lawrence Wright has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. In 2007, he won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction for "The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11," parts of which first appeared in the magazine. His piece "The Apostate" ran in last year’s Anniversary Issue and won a 2012 National Magazine Award.