Bryan Schatz is an editorial fellow at Mother Jones in San Francisco. He has previously written for Mens Journal, Outside, Pacific Standard, and 5280 Magazine. Connect with him on Twitter @bryanschatz or send him a note at bschatz[at]motherjones.com.
Bryan Schatz was an elementary school teacher before he switched to journalism. He now writes about prison, crime, guns, and subcultures, and recently lived in Turkey to cover issues surrounding the Syria conflict. His work has appeared in Men's Journal, Outside, Mother Jones, Pacific Standard, Vocativ, 5280 Magazine, and others. When not reading the news, he enjoys puerh tea ceremonies (preferably with friends), long, aimless walks in big cities and long, purposeful walks in the mountains.