Hillary Frey

Editorial Consultant & Strategist

Hillary Frey is an editorial consultant and strategist in New York City. In 2016, she ran Matter Studios, an experimental talent incubator and events production company spun off from the award-winning long-form digital magazine, Matter. She has worked in books and news, running digital newsrooms at NBC News, Yahoo News, and Fusion, and books sections at Salon.com and The Nation, America’s oldest political newsweekly. She lives in Brooklyn with her daughter, Lucien.

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Keynote Address: Are We Biased Towards Long Books?

We talk about vacation reads, but what about afternoon reads? The kind of book that’s longer and more fulfilling than an op-ed or essay, but shorter and able to respond to the world as things happen? Journalist Hillary Frey spent a year with her company Matter Studios trying to understand why the publishing industry has […]
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