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Baltimore Fishbowl reports the fun, factual and sometimes controversial scoop on local schools, real estate, money and power, culture, lifestyle and community. Find daily posts Monday through Saturday, longer original weekly stories, assorted columns and curated news from around the region, all accompanied by photos and video.

Baltimore Fishbowl was created in 2011 by editor & publisher Susan G. Dunn, who also founded PaperDoll magazine.  She was a Knight Digital Media Fellow in 2011. Rachel Monroe is the senior editor. Rachel received her MFA in fiction from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, where she taught writing for several years. Her writing has been published in the New York Times,  the Baltimore City Paper, The Hairpin, Al Jazeera, and more. She was a Fulbright scholar in Morocco, 2006 – 2007.

Writer Betsy Boyd is the literary editor. She teaches writing at the University of Baltimore.  Please submit creative non-fiction for our Real Life Modern Family section to Betsy at betsy@baltimorefishbowl.com.

A core group of experienced local freelance writers provide daily posts, columns and reporting.

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In 2012, Baltimore Fishbowl was named “Best New Website” by Baltimore Magazine.

In 2013, writer Marion Winik was named “Best Humorist” by Baltimore Magazine for her Baltimore Fishbowl column Bohemian Rhapsody.

You  can reach the editors at suzy@baltimorefishbowl.com and rachel@baltimorefishbowl.com.

You can reach our regular writers as follows:

Robert O’Brien can be reached at bob@baltimorefishbowl.com

Cynthia McIntyre can be reached at cynthia@baltimorefishbowl.com

Donna Sellinger can be reached at donna@baltimorefishbowl.com

Al Whitaker can be reached at whitsend@baltimorefishbowl.com

For general questions, please email editor@baltimorefishbowl.com

 

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