#19 Tech Writer Joanne McNeil, Author of Lurking


Joanne McNeil is a tech writer and the author of Lurking: How a Person Became a User. She was the inaugural winner of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation's Arts Writing Award for an emerging writer. Jason Kehe of Wired wrote that McNeil “manages a sensitive sharpness to which more tech critics should aspire.”

This print interview has been edited and condensed. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and other platforms.

This episode is part of Notes on Quotes, an interview series in which Stephen Harrison chats with interesting people about a quote that’s meaningful to them.