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Dayna Evans is a writer and editor based in New York. 

She covers politics, food, celebrity, feminism, music, and fashion, among other topics, and she has written about everything from professional football to meat thermometers to feminist protests in Iceland to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's HBO show, Ballers.

A graduate of New York University's Gallatin School, she began her career at Simon & Schuster as a managing editor for young adult novels. In 2012, she spent a year teaching food writing and as a teaching assistant at the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Dayna was a senior editor at local arts publication Impose Magazine, then a staff writer at Gawker.com. In 2015, she was hired by New York Magazine's the Cut, where she was a senior writer covering women in the workplace. She transitioned into a full-time freelance role at the end of 2017, and has been happily writing for a number of publications since.