Susan Morgan is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor of Piecing Together Los Angeles: An Esther McCoy Reader (East of Borneo Books). She is currently at work on the first McCoy biography, A Modern Life. Her writing about art, design, and cultural biography has been featured in exhibition catalogues, artist monographs, and publications ranging from the New York Times to World of Interiors. With Thomas Lawson, she co-founded and co-edited REAL LIFE magazine, an alternative art publication produced throughout the 1980s. A former contributing editor for Interview, Mirabella, Elle, and Metropolitan Home, she currently serves as a contributing editor at Aperture and East of Borneo. With Kimberli Meyer, she co-curated the 2011 exhibition Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design (MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House).