Abigail Covington is a writer and editor living in New York City. Her work has been published in Slate, The Nation, Oxford American, Pitchfork, The A.V. Club and Consequence of Sound. Her 2016 article for Oxford American's annual music issue, entitled "When the Fire Broke Out," was chosen as a notable essay by Jonathan Franzen for The Best American Essays 2016

Abigail has a BA in Creative Writing and Politics from the College of William and Mary and an MA in Journalism, with a focus on arts and culture reporting, from Columbia University. She's currently an editorial fellow at The Delacorte Center for Magazine Journalism at Columbia University.