Photo: Lev Kuperman

Photo: Lev Kuperman


Michael Schulman is a writer and editor living in New York City. His first book, Her Again (HarperCollins), about Meryl Streep’s artistic coming-of-age in the 1970s, was a New York Times bestseller. He works at The New Yorker, where he is the theater editor of Goings On About Town and a frequent contributor to The Talk of the Town. His work has also appeared in the New York Times Styles section, Vanity Fair, The Believer, and other publications. He is the co-creator of the annual live series You Like Me: An Evening of Classic Acceptance Speeches.

Lots of other people are named Michael S(c)hulman. If you’re looking for a Las Vegas D.J., a guy who edits collections of audition monologues, an actor who once played Gavroche in Les Misérables, or the C.E.O. of the Anaheim Ducks, you have come to the wrong place.