ABOUT BRIAN

Brian Platzer has an MFA from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, and a BA from Columbia University. His writing has appeared often in the New Yorker’s Shouts and Murmurs and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, as well as in the New York Times, the New Republic, Salon, and elsewhere. He lives with his wife and two young sons in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, and teaches middle school English in Manhattan.

In addition to writing and teaching, Brian is co-founder of Teachers Who Tutor | NYC, New York City’s only tutoring company where all the tutors are classroom teachers with master’s degrees.