Deirdre Mask
THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Our Street Addresses Reveal about Identity, Power, Race, and Wealth (forthcoming from Picador USA)

Deirdre Mask is a writer whose articles about street names have appeared in The Atlantic and The Guardian. After graduating from Harvard College in 2002 summa cum laude, she spent a year at University of Oxford on a Harlech Scholarship before returning to Harvard for law school. Following law school, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, she spent three years working as a lawyer and federal judicial clerk before completing a master’s in writing at the National University of Ireland as a Mitchell Scholar. Originally from North Carolina, she has taught writing at Harvard and social science the London School of Economics and currently lives with her husband and daughters in London.