Gary Dauphin is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor whose work has appeared in Bidoun, Essence, Interview, Lacanian Ink, The Root.com, Vibe magazine, the Village Voice, and other print and online publications. In addition to his writing, he has held a number of senior positions at leading African American-market websites, including founding Director and Editor-in-Chief of AOL Black Voices, Editor-in-Chief of Africana.com and Editor-in-Chief and Site Manager of BlackPlanet.com. He also maintains an active new media consultancy where he assisted organizations such as NPR with technical and strategic issues around online community, ethnicity, and editorial programming. He is Site Manager of KCET.org in Los Angeles.
Gary was born and raised in New York City to Haitian parents, and studied film theory at Yale University. He is a proud graduate of the Clarion West Science Fiction and Fantasy Workshop. He can be reached via his blog, www.ebogjonson.com, or you can always find him on Twitter.