Margaret Guroff: writer and editor

Margaret Guroff is a magazine and online writer and editor of features, essays, and investigative work. A former editor of Baltimore magazine, she is now an executive editor at AARP The Magazine.

Guroff teaches nonfiction writing courses at The Johns Hopkins University and speaks regularly at writers' conferences. She is also the editor and publisher of Power Moby-Dick, an online annotation of Herman Melville's classic novel. Her cultural history book, The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life, was published in 2016 by the University of Texas Press. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

For AARP matters, you can email her at mguroff at or call her through the robotic switchboard at 202-434-7779.

For non-AARP matters, you can find her on Gmail at mguroff, but just to be perfectly clear since this has proven to be a difficult concept for some people, if you are looking to connect with her in her capacity as an editor at AARP, you should use the AARP contact info above.

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