Dan's Twitter feed is here; his New Yorker tweets are collected on his website, here:
People often ask why I left the New Yorker. After all, I had a staff writer job. Isn’t that the best job in journalism? Yes.
Nobody leaves a New Yorker job voluntarily. I was fired. And over the next few days, I’ll tell that story here, in 140
But the real eye-opener for me was this collection of pitches, done by Dan and his wife and collaborator, Margaret Knox.
These are some pitches for stories that were accepted.
And these are some pitches for stories that were rejected.
I wish I'd known about these during my brief stint in publishing--just to show writers how much work might go into a good manuscript synopsis/ proposal. It's a rich archive, and Dan's generosity in sharing these is remarkable.