Wil S. Hylton is an American journalist. He is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and has published cover stories for The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Harper's, Details, GQ, New York, Outside, and many others.
More people have been to the moon than to the Mariana Trech, the lowest point in the ocean. For mining operations around the globe, that means it’s an unexplored area ripe for extraction. Journalist Wil S. Hylton joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the dangerous and unregulated push to pull resources from the depths of the Earth. His article “20,000 Feet Under the Sea” appears in The Atlantic.
Wil S. Hylton, journalist and author of VANISHED, talks toJames about his upcoming book as well as the stages of his writingcraft, limiting decisions with burritos, letting your reader work,and Willie Nelson. Plus, Christopher Boucher from POSTROAD.   Wil and Jamesdiscuss:The Baltimore SunEsquireBeckDavid GrangerThe New York Times MagazineHarper'sThe New YorkerWilliam HazlittScrivenerThe TattlerThe SpectatorGeorge T FosterNew JournalismSENATOR JOE McCARTHY by Richard RovereTHE RUNNER by David SamuelsDRIVING MR. ALBERT by Michael PatternitiSHAME AND WONDER by David SearcyMichael Lewis Chris and JamesDiscuss:Boston College David Ryan Jaime Clarke Mary Cotton Newtonville Books Jeff Shotts Hillary Chute Ricco Siasoco Raymond Carver Lorrie Moore Elizabeth Graver Junot Diaz INFINITE JEST by David Foster Wallace  http://tkpod.com  // twitter: @JamesScottTK  //  tkwithjs@gmail.com  //Instagram: tkwithjs  //   Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/tkwithjs/     
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2 hours, 27 minutes