The Archive explores the lost chapters of the past—from history’s enduring mysteries to astonishing encounters with the natural world.
Enchanted by the abandoned whaling stations of Antarctica? Intrigued by the life and death of France’s most prolific executioner? Perhaps you’re on the hunt for a captivating read in preparation for your next adventure. It’s a curious world out there; let’s discover it together.
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Catherine Phelan, Senior Editor
Catherine is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor. As senior editor of The Archive, she's found a great excuse to keep reading any biography she can get her hands on. Catherine also runs Creepy Crate, a subscription box for the spooky at heart. When not watching horror movies or reading the latest N.K. Jemisin novel, you can find her in the stacks of the Housing Works bookstore or at the nearest park.
Matthew Thompson, Contributing Editor
Matthew graduated from New York University with an MFA in Fiction. His stories, book reviews, and interviews appear in a variety of literary journals. As an avid traveler, Matthew has lived in Berlin, Seattle, and a handful of hamlets in the south of France. He can usually be found rummaging around old bookshops, uncovering strange titles.
Jennifer Jackson, Founder
A lover of all things digital, Jennifer has been editing and writing for websites and reading ebooks for the better part of a decade. She checks Goodreads every morning for new book recommendations, and she’s recently discovered a love of British murder mystery TV series which she plans to investigate further.
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