Frances Stead Sellers

Senior writerWashington, D.C.


After The Washington Post wrote about one ambassador nominee’s long wait for confirmation, the Senate voted. Others in his same position continue to wait in limbo.

  • Aug 22, 2014

Artwork by chain saw? McLean artist has found a new way to visualize family trees.

  • Aug 14, 2014

Two pioneers in the revival of spoken Latin show us how our presidents might sound if they could speak like Cicero.

  • Aug 13, 2014

Some educators believe the ancient language is key to literacy. Listen in at one of their camps.

  • Aug 8, 2014

Fourth grade in Falls Church or Albania? It depends on if the Senate acts before its August recess.

  • Jul 25, 2014

Three priorities for going into the future

  • Jul 18, 2014

Fill out the Conservancy’s survey, go to a meeting and bring your ideas.

  • Jul 17, 2014

From a famous skinny-dipper to what’s going on with the construction

  • Jul 16, 2014

The pianist and conductor teaches his students at Baltimore’s Peabody Institute to aspire to the transcendent.

  • Jul 12, 2014

Meet the people who make Rock Creek Park an urban treasure in the capital.

  • Jul 11, 2014
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Frances Stead Sellers is senior writer at The Washington Post magazine. She joined the magazine in 2014 after spending two years as the editor of the daily Style section, with a focus on profiles, personalities, arts and ideas. Prior to that, Frances ran The Post’s Health, Science and Environmental coverage, including the battle over health reform, the Gulf oil spill and a series of stories about military medical care that was a Pulitzer finalist. She has also been deputy editor of Outlook. Frances came to The Post from Civilization, the bi-monthly magazine of the Library of Congress, which she helped launch in 1994 and which won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence in its first year of publication.
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