Mary Ann KoruthProject Manager, Newest Americans
Mary Ann Koruth is project manager for digital humanities at Newest Americans. Prior to this, she was a web and graphic designer for Rutgers University Libraries. As a journalist and writer, she has written on art, culture and current events for a variety of publications. Her work at Newest Americans synthesizes her interest in digital design, storytelling and journalism. She holds an MFA in creative writing (fiction), from Rutgers University-Newark, and her writing explores the experiences of women in particular, as they move between borders in the countries they inhabit, physically and emotionally. Her blog, Desigas, features interviews with gas jockeys and cab drivers of Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani origin in the tri-state area. She blogs on the Craft of Writing at JaggeryLit, an online magazine.