Copy chief Education: Smith College, BA in Anthropology; New York University, MA in Journalism and Near Eastern Studies
Vanessa H. Larson is copy chief at Express. She writes about culture, art and film, particularly that of the Middle East and Islamic world.
Before joining Express in 2016, she was a copy editor at Foreign Policy. She previously spent nearly seven years in Istanbul, where she covered Turkish affairs, travel and the arts for a variety of outlets.
Foreign languages spoken: Turkish, French, Spanish
The fabric is the focus of “To Dye For: Ikats From Central Asia” at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and “Binding the Clouds: The Art of Central Asian Ikat” at The Textile Museum on the George Washington University campus.