Maura Johnston
Maura Johnston

Maura Johnston is the editor of Maura Magazine and an instructor at New York University’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.

Books
Jan. 4 2013 11:50 PMChung-Chung!The first novel by the creator of Law & Order feels just like a Law & Order episode. Thank goodness.
Music
Nov. 15 2012 11:22 AMHer Banner Yet WavesA lean, mean new album from a battle-tested Christina Aguilera.
Books
May 5 2012 12:12 AMOrganized NoiseA debut novel attempts to visually represent the music inside its hero’s head.
Brow Beat
Dec. 6 2012 12:22 PMThe 2012 Grammy Nominees: Young, but Still Old-Fashioned
Music
Oct. 19 2012 5:07 PMCall Me MelancholyWhat new albums from Carly Rae Jepsen and Pink tell us about the sad state of love.
  Slate Plus
Plus Roundups
May 21 2015 2:34 PM What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of May 18, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
  Health & Science
Family
May 22 2015 3:45 AM Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning In 10 percent of drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for.