Cedar Pruitt writes poetry, humorous nonfiction and many personal essays. She has most recently been published in McSweeney’s (#8), Exquisite Corpse (#14), Stirring (v2:e7) and was the featured nonfiction author in Identity Theory (April, May, June 2003). She is currently seeking a publisher for her completed children’s book manuscript, which tells the story of a weekend in the interrupted, sibling-addled life of an imaginative girl named Mina.
As Online Content Manager for the Center for Media & Community at EDC, Cedar writes and edits articles about the digital divide. She holds a Master’s degree in Technology in Education from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. In 1998, she earned a bachelor’s degree in critical theory and media studies from Hampshire College. She worked for the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School as a reporter, researcher and web developer, at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government as a web designer and Internet technologies instructor, and as webmaster at a few other places, including a Cambridge-based ice cream enterprise and a Chicago futures trading firm. She lives outside of Boston with her husband.