Michael Z. Wise

Michael Z. Wise is a writer focusing on architecture, culture, and foreign affairs. His bylines have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, Travel + Leisure, ArtNews, and many other publications. Michael is also the co-founder of New Vessel Press, an independent publishing house that translates literature and narrative nonfiction into English.

• 25+ years of experience as a freelance journalist
• Worked as a foreign correspondent in Vienna, Prague, and London, reporting for Reuters and The Washington Post
• Author of “Capital Dilemma: Germany’s Search for a New Architecture of Democracy” (Princeton Architectural Press)
• Received a bachelor's degree in international relations from Georgetown University

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