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The Verge Adds Kevin Nguyen

The Verge Adds Kevin Nguyen

Kevin Nguyen has joined The Verge as a Features Editor. Nguyen was most recently a Senior Editor at GQ, where he wrote about books, music, and popular media. The Massachusetts native was previously the Editorial Director at Google Play’s now-defunct ebooks service, Oyster, where he spearheaded new editorial initiatives and helped evolve the brand’s content offerings. Before that, he was an Editor at Amazon Books. Nguyen has also contributed to The New York Times, the Paris Review, The New Republic, The Atlantic, and more. He recently penned his first novel, New Waves, due out next year. The University of Puget Sound graduate officially begins his new role today. More about him here.


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