Aaron Foley is a talented writer and reporter whose work spans topics such as Detroit, blackness, and queerness. His writing has been featured in various publications including This American Life, Jalopnik, the Atlantic, CNN, several anthologies, and the PBS NewsHour, where he currently serves as a senior digital editor. As a Detroit native, Foley holds the distinction of being the city's first appointed chief storyteller and has previously worked as a magazine editor. He is the author of How to Live in Detroit Without Being a Jackass and has also served as the editor of The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook. Currently residing in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, Foley continues to contribute his unique perspective and insights through his writing.