Scott Sherman is a contributing writer of The Nation and a contributing editor of the Columbia Journalism Review. He was a contributing writer to Lingua Franca: The Review of Academic Life.

His work has appeared in Vanity Fair, the London Review of Books, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Dissent and other publications.

For his reporting on the New York Public Library he was given the Blue Ribbon Award for Public Advocacy by Design Observer magazine in 2012.