Gary has been involved in journalism in one form or another since graduating from college, first in newspapers, then in magazines, and now as a freelance writer and adjunct professor in the Mass Communications department at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y.

Gary’s articles have appeared in various sections of the New York Times, the Boston Globe and the Boston Globe Magazine, Wine Enthusiast, New England Flavor, Paste (music), the Moffly Publications magazines in Fairfield County (Conn.), and the Hartford Courant’s Sunday magazine, NE.

To learn more about the article discussed on this episode, access the Black Girl Hockey Club article here.

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