In late 2019, Marie Raven wrote a letter to complain about an editorial decision (no worries, Meredith says she was very nice about it), they exchanged messages and one thing lead to another until Meredith asked her if she would like to join the publication.

This is exactly how a friend of mine ended up writing a column for the New York Times — he wrote to the editors complaining that their business coverage never included the kind of business he owned — and they wrote back and offered him a column!

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