Erin McKean is the founder of Reverb Technologies/Wordnik.com. Previously, she was the editor in chief of the New Oxford American Dictionary, 2e, and is the author of Weird and Wonderful Words, More Weird and Wonderful Words, Totally Weird and Wonderful Words, and That's Amore (also about words). Her first novel, The Secret Lives of Dresses, was published by GrandCentral/5Spot in February 2011.
Her newest book is The Hundred Dresses, a nonfiction field guide to dress archetypes, published by Bloomsbury in summer 2013. She recently moved from Chicago to the Bay Area, rants about dresses on her blog (A Dress A Day), and she's actually really bad at Scrabble (but surprisingly good at roller-skating).
AB, Linguistics1989 - 1993
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|Nov 20, 2013||Xconomy - Reverb Taps Its Word Graph to Reinvent Reader Apps on the iPad|
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|Jan 22, 2013||TechCrunch - Wordnik Looks Beyond Its Online Dictionary With The Launch Of New Company Reverb|
|Jan 22, 2013||The Next Web - Wordnik Founders Launch Reverb, Platform To Find Meaningful Context|
|Dec 5, 2012||TechCrunch - Not Just A Dictionary: Wordnik Launches A Related Content Product For Publishers|