new york city
email: dfarley at dfarley dot com
Freelance Writer (Aug 2002 - Present)
-Contributed to Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel, Playboy, Details, BlackBook, Planet, New York Magazine, Time Out New York, New York Magazine, Chicago Tribune, The Dallas Morning News, and The Washington Post among other publications.
-Editor of the anthology, Travelers' Tales Prague (San Francisco: Travelers' Tales, Feb. 2006)
-Anthologized in the book, The Best Travelers' Tales 2004.
-Travel Editor at Large for The Wave Magazine (June 2002 - May 2003)
-Lowell Thomas award in travel magazine category (Oct. 2005)
Gayot.com (Aug. 2004 - Present)
Northeast Managing Editor
-Hires and manages a large stable of food writers for a highly trafficked dining website.
-Edits restaurant reviews and other content.
-Writes New York City restaurant reviews.
The Wave Magazine, San Francisco, CA (Jan 2001 - June 2002) Associate Editor
-Helped launch a twice-monthly lifestyle and pop culture magazine-including developing the editorial voice and visual style-that now boasts a circulation of 200,000.
-Assigned stories and edited work by freelance writers.
-Wrote feature stories as well as concert, album, and film reviews.
-Procured and conducted interviews with many celebrities, including David Sedaris, George Clinton, Val Kilmer, Alice Waters, and The Hives.
-Responsible for editing/writing nightlife, arts, dining, travel and front-of-the-book sections.
Gotham Writers' Workshop, New York City, (Sept 2003 - Present)
Travel Writing Instructor
-Teach 10-week and one-day beginning and advanced travel writing and general nonfiction courses.
New York University, New York City, (July 2005 - Present)
-Teach two-day travel writing classes.
M.A., San Francisco State University (2000), European History
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz (1995), History