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Sacha Z. Scoblic / Unwasted: My Lush Sobriety

Sacha Zimmerman Scoblic is a writer and editor. She is the author of Unwasted: My Lush Sobriety, which is based on her popular essays for The New York Times‘s “Proof: Alcohol and American Life.”

Currently, Sacha is an MFA candidate at NYU’s low-residency program in Paris, where she is writing a novel. She spends her days at the Watergate as the proud copy-chief for National Journal. Sacha is a former Rosalynn Carter fellow for mental health journalism through the Carter Center in Atlanta. Previously, Sacha worked at The New Republic for 13 years and even spent a few years at Reader’s Digest. She has written about everything from space camp to pulp fiction. Sacha lives with her son, Theo, and terrier, SciFi, in Washington, DC.