I'm a longform writer and editor. My reporting and essays have appeared in Mother Jones, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, The Paris Review, New York, Pacific Standard, The California Sunday Magazine, Esquire, The New Republic, Bookforum, and many other outlets.

Longreads named my cover story about psychics who advise Silicon Valley one of the top five reads of the week in July 2015. My work has also been picked up by Longform, Digg, New York, CityLab, The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell, HuffPost, The Washington Post, Mic, Poynter, Vox, and others. 

I'm currently the features editor at the Poetry Foundation, which publishes America's leading poetry magazine. I previously worked at Mother Jones and SF Weekly, where I was a staff writer and co-editor. I live in Chicago.

You can contact me here
(jklybarger - at - gmail.com)