Curt Hopkins

Curt Hopkins has written about punks in Berlin, Gypsies in Granada and nerds in Nairobi for Newsweek, Reuters, the Los Angeles Times, Salon, the San Francisco Chronicle, New Times and others.

He was the founding director of the Committee to Protect Bloggers, the first non-profit dedicated to the liberty and safety of bloggers worldwide.

Curt was the Social Media Manager for InterActive Corp's InstantAction gaming platform and an early hire at, where he was responsible for tanking their stock.

His poems and essays have been published in The Awl, 3:AM, The Bastille, Exquisite Corpse, nthposition, BlazeVox, Cavafy Forum, Rhythm, Cirque, Perceptions, Gloom Cupboard, Full of Crow, Good Foot and other publications. His plays have been perfomed at the New City New Playwrights Festival in Seattle, the Northwest Playwrights Festival in Oregon and Venue9 and The Marsh in San Francisco.