Varn Vlog – Ed Simon on the Radicalism of the Renaissance

America Magazine – “How should Catholics think about gentrification? Pope Francis has some ideas about urban planning” by John Miller

Community Bookstore (Park Slope, Brooklyn) – New York Review of Books: Edith Wharton’s “Ghosts,” with Hernan Diaz, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Roxana Robinson, and Ed Simon

Video of Event at Community Bookstore

Cooper-Siegel Library (Fox Chapel, PA) – Discussion on “An Alternative History of Pittsburgh”

American Purpose – Costica Bradatan and Ed Simon discuss “How Journalists Cover Faith”

APRIL Online – Beyond “The Perfume or the Mustard Gas:” The New Religion Journalism Meets the 21st Century

Pittsburgh Magazine – 10 Great Books with Pittsburgh Connections to Read this Fall

Belt Magazine – Recipe: Pittsburgh’s Turkey Devonshire

Killing the Buddha – “11 Questions: Pandemonium – A Visual History of Demonology” by Briallen Hopper

American Purpose Magazine -Costica Bradatan and Ed Simon discuss “How Journalists Cover Faith.”

Midtown Scholar Bookstore (Harrisburg, PA) – A Conversation with Meaghen O’Gieblyn about her book “God, Human, Animal, Machine”

Conversation with Meghan O’Gieblyn

Fathom Magazine – “Pages of the Possible” by Aarik Danielsen

Book Post – “Guest Notebook: Olive Fellows, Letter from Pittsburgh”

The Christian Science Monitor – “‘The God Beat’: Journalists reflect on questions of meaning and transcendence” by Joan Taylor

The Millions – Writing is Thinking: Martha Anne Toll in Conversation with Ed Simon

American Studies – “American Studiers to Highlight: Ed Simon” by Ben Railton

Pittsburgh Institute for Non-Profit Journalism – “The Majesty and the Underbelly of Pittsburgh in Ed Simon’s New Book, ‘An Alternative History of Pittsburgh'” by Jody Diperna

The Pittsburgher – “America in Miniature: Exploring Ed Simon’s ‘An Alternative History of Pittsburgh'”

Next Pittsburgh – “‘An Alternative History of Pittsburgh’ uncovers city’s secret history”

The Nib – “When Did Jesus Become a Capitalist?” by Steve Teare

Forward Reviews – The God Beat: What Journalism Says About Faith and Why It Matters reviewed by Meredith Grahl Counts

America Magazine – “Reporting on religion can be dark. But we need people on the God Beat more than ever” by Daniel Burke

Presentation at Whitehall, PA Public Library – An Alternative History of Pittsburgh

Sojourners Magazine – Journalism Needs a Wider Scope on Religion by Audrey Claire Farley (Interview)

The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle – “‘An Alternative History of Pittsburgh’ includes focus on Jewish life

“‘Burgh history by the bits” by Marylynne Pitz (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Dark Night Rises: Ed Simon’s Alternative History of Pittsburgh by Phillip Maciak – The Los Angeles Review of Books

“Why America Needs to Tell the Story of Pittsburgh” by John Miller at Moundsville.Org

Appearance on Danny Anderson’s The Sectarian Review

Interview with W&J Newsletter about “An Alternative History of Pittsburgh”

Littsburgh – Three Cheers for Summer Reading! (Features “An Alternative History of Pittsburgh”)

Publishers Weekly Picks: Books of the Week, May 31, 2021 (for The God Beat)

Book Launch for “An Alternative History of Pittsburgh” – White Whale Books (April 23, 2021)

Appearance on WANA LIVE! for the Writers Association of Northern Appalachia

“An Alternative History of Pittsburgh” – Lecture at Westmoreland Community College (April 19th, 2021)

Publishers Weekly (Starred) Review for “The God Beat: What Journalism Says About Faith and Why it Matters”

Appearance on “The Sectarian Review” – In Plushy Praise of Purple Prose

Newsweek – 21 Best Books to Read This Spring 2021 by Juliana Rose Pignataro (Features “An Alternative History of Pittsburgh”)

Mellon Humanities Lab, Lehigh University – “From Archive to Editorial Page: Writing for the General Public” (February 9, 2021)

Belt Publishing Winter Salon – “The Art of Ideas” (February 2, 2021)

Publishers Weekly Review of “An Alternative History of Pittsburgh”

Appearance at the 2020 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Appearance on NPR’s “All Things Considered”

The Los Angeles Review of Books – MENU Goodness Is a Triumph: On Ed Simon’s “Furnace of this World; Or, 36 Observations about Goodness” by Nick Ripatrazone

September Preview: The Millions’ Most Anticipated

Appearance on “Keeping Democracy Alive with Burt Cohen”

Berfrois – What Goodness Knows (Joe Linker)

The Los Angeles Review of Books – We Know Public Scholarship When We See It (Ben Railton)

Appearance on “Keeping Democracy Alive with Burt Cohen”

“On Orphic Criticism and Occult Poetics, AWP 2019” by Simon Calder

“Notes Number 5: Smells Like Berfrois Spirit” by Joe Linker

December Preview: The Millions Most Anticipated this Month