About

About

I’m a writer, editor, and publication designer based in Philadelphia. My book Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture, published in 2011 by Quirk Books, has been featured at Wired, ThinkGeek, the Christian Science Monitor, the Huffington Post and other...
The Geek Wisdom series

The Geek Wisdom series

Edited by Stephen H. Segal / Written by Zaki Hasan • N.K. Jemisin • Eric San Juan • Stephen H. Segal • Genevieve Valentine Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture is the first compendium of life wisdom that our generation has discerned from the wide-ranging...
Philadelphia Weekly

Philadelphia Weekly

As editor in chief of the Philadelphia Weekly and its daily PhillyNow blog from 2012 through 2015 — and as its art director for most of that time — I was privileged to lead a team of passionate, talented, award-winning journalists and creative professionals dedicated...
Weird Tales

Weird Tales

From 2006 to 2010, I served as editorial and creative director of Weird Tales, the venerable American magazine of mind-blowing, fantastical stories. In its heyday of the 1920s and ’30s, Weird Tales, featuring H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu stories and Robert...