Joie Davidow

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Joie Davidow is an author and editor. She was born in Philadelphia, United States, to a Romanian mother and Russian father and grew up in New Jersey.[1] Davidow was one of the founders of the L.A. Weekly, a newspaper that has been publishing in Los Angeles since December, 1978.[2] She launched the monthly magazine L.A. Style in 1982, covering all areas of style, from fashion, interior design and architecture to food and travel.[3] It became the fastest growing newspaper in the United States[citation needed] and was acquired by American Express Publishing in 1985. She is the author of a memoir about living with a facial port wine stain, Marked for Life (Harmony) and with Esmeralda Santiago she edited two story anthologies, Las Mamis and Las Christmas (both published by Knopf). She is currently a founder and the editor of a weekly online magazine, and makes her home in Rome, Italy.



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