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Alta Asks Live: MARY MELTON

Alta Asks Live: Mary Melton

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Can a mom forge a deeper connection with her autistic son — and a divided country — on a 15-day journey along Route 66? Alta Editor at Large Mary Melton did just that — and wrote about the experience for our Summer 2020 issue. Melton will join Alta Asks Live host Heather Scott Partington to discuss her family’s ambitious road trip, surprising stops along the West’s most iconic stretch of roadway, what to expect from a $58-a-night motel room, and so much more. 

Mary Melton is an award-winning writer and editor who runs an independent editorial consulting practice. Formerly the editor-in-chief of Los Angeles magazine, she has worked with Majordomo Media, The AtlanticCalifornia Sunday, Netflix, and The New Yorker. She serves as Editorial Director at Godfrey Dadich Partners and as Editor-at-Large for Alta.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 12:30pm
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