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Brown B.A....Portuguese, Brazil studies, ArtColumbia journalism,Cambridge

Notable awards
Fulbright scholarLivingston Award (finalist)

1981 (age 40 years)

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Emily Witt is an American investigative journalist based in Brooklyn with a particular focus on modern dating from the feminine perspective.


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Witt has written for numerous publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Men's Journal, the New York Observer, n+1, the Oxford American, the London Review of Books, GQ, The Nation, and Miami New Times. Her writing has been described as a blend of "personal writing with social analysis." Her book Future Sex explores how women see the dating world in the 21st century; Publishers Weekly described her book as "an illuminating, hilarious account of sex and dating in the digital age, when hook-up culture and technology have vastly altered the romantic landscape."

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Witt, the daughter of a journalist, is a graduate of Brown and Columbia's graduate school of investigative journalism. While in Mozambique on a Fulbright scholarship, she reported on Mozambican cinema for U.N. news agencies including IRIN and PlusNews. She wrote for numerous publications and moved to New York City.

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At age thirty, she found herself "single and heartbroken" and she resolved to explore why that was the case. Her focus shifted to dating and technology and sexuality; she traveled to San Francisco, dated often, and wrote about her encounters. She wrote about women having spontaneous orgasms during yoga, sometimes called coregasms or yogasms. She profiled a dating app called Tinder.

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Like most people I had started internet dating out of loneliness. I soon discovered, as most do, that it can only speed up the rate and increase the number of encounters with other single people, where each encounter is still a chance encounter.

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Witt noted that many coming-of-age novels rarely addressed the issue of sexuality from a feminine perspective. In Slate magazine in 2013, she noted that, in many classic novels, the subject of female sexuality was missing or subdued, in addition to having female characters being defined simply in opposition to dynamic male characters; when she turned to books written by men, she was turned off.

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  • Witt, Emily (2016). Future Sex. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ISBN 978-0-86547-879-4. 
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    Emily Witt Wikipedia