Frances Stead Sellers

Senior writerWashington, D.C.

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There are medical benefits to simply being outdoors, he says, so he’s built a database of D.C.’s green spaces.

  • May 28, 2015

Jim Supica talks about what makes a great gun — and weighs in on whether he’s a good shot

  • May 21, 2015

Mark Beecher, who will be aiming to win the Virginia Gold Cup just hours before the Kentucky Derby, offers his thoughts

  • May 1, 2015

Kurt Schmoke looks beyond the destruction to signs of hope

  • Apr 28, 2015

A know-your-value message with a grow-your-value contest

  • Apr 27, 2015

Forty years after the fall of Saigon, Vietnam reports high rates of malnutrition and other health woes.

  • Apr 27, 2015

In Maryland’s famous Hunt Cup, the ghost of a former jockey reaches out to steal victory from the winning horse

  • Apr 27, 2015

Why the PBS host snagged a distinction named after an Italian city.

  • Apr 23, 2015

The historic horse race in Baltimore County seeks to expand its horizons as its world keeps shrinking.

  • Apr 17, 2015

An innovative sale designed to save the sport of steeplechasing

  • Apr 13, 2015
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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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