Meg Handler is Editor at Large for Reading The Pictures. She is the former photo editor of The Village Voice. Following The Voice, Meg worked at U.S. News & World Report, Blender, New York Magazine, COLORS and Polaris Images. She has edited a number of books, including the monograph, Phil Stern: A Life’s Work, PAPARAZZI by Peter Howe, and POT CULTURE by Shirley Halperin and Steve Bloom, Honey Badger Don’t Care: Randall’s Guide to Crazy Nastyass Animals and Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 80’s, to be released in April 2014. Meg recently co-curated ‘Whose Streets? Our Streets! New York 1980-2000, at the Bronx Documentary Center, up through March 5 2017.
After 20 years of immersion in the photography business, and having worked with some of the great photographers in New York and abroad, Meg now lives in Chicago. She spent the summer of 2011 as the principle photographer for The Grant Park Music Festival at Millennium Park. Meg’s recent photographs of the sculpture installations at Navy Pier, can be seen at http://bigartnavypier.com/.
Meg received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from The Rochester Institute of Technology.