American Society of Magazine Editors

Laurie Abraham

Senior Editor

The Atlantic

Laurie Abraham is a senior editor at The Atlantic. Most recently, Abraham was executive features editor at New York Magazine, where she edited cover stories, other features, and packages for the magazine. Before joining New York in 2017, Abraham, who started her career in magazines at Mirabella, was at Elle in various roles including as executive editor and features director. She is the author of Mama Might Be Better Off Dead: The Failure of Health Care in Urban America and The Husbands and Wives Club: A Year in the Life of a Couples Therapy Group. Previously, she was a regular writer at Elle and a contributor to The New York Times Magazine. She lives in Brooklyn.