Professional Writing

Novid Parsi is a Chicago-based writer and editor.

He has written arts-and-culture features and profiles for ChicagoWall Street Journal Magazine, the Chicago Reader, Crain’sMichigan Avenue and Time Out, among others. His business writing includes annual reports and custom content for organizations like the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation and the Museum of Contemporary Art. (Samples below.) His editing ranges from copyediting and proofreading to substantive line editing. Novid has a Ph.D. in American literature from Duke University and a B.A. from Swarthmore College.

novidparsi@gmail.com

Arts and Culture

The graphic novel The Hunting Accident
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The feature film Southside with You
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Writers Theatre’s new venue

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Camp theater
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Chicago Architecture Biennial
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A docuplay about public housing
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The 100 most powerful Chicagoans

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A global performance series
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Profiles and Interviews

Author Megan StielstraC201708-C-Megan-Stielstra-f796e1e7

Stage director Will Davis
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Scholar Jason Orne
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Playwright Tracy Letts
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Playwright Philip Dawkins
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Under Armour’s Kerry Chandler
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Stage director Anna D. Shapiro
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Playwright Thomas BradshawChicagoMagThomasBradshawImage
Chicago men on manhood
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Expo Chicagos Tony Karman
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Leo Burnetts Tom Bernardin
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Influential Chicago women
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Chicago men in film
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Loews Corporations Jonathan Tisch
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Affordable housing for LGBT seniors
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Jon Hamm
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Gillian Flynn
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Business Writing

Fry Foundation 2016 Annual Report
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Fry Foundation 2015 Annual Report
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The Museum of Contemporary Art’s
“David Bowie Is”

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“Comcast’s Comeback”
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A breakthrough business result
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Crisis communications
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Next-generation talent
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A global jobs report
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Sustainability at MGM Resorts
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IT at NYC Department of Education
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