I’m very excited to open up The Suburban City to those who are interested in contributing stories about Atlanta (or other suburban cities) and the interesting things happening here. I want to keep this opportunity as open as possible, so if you have a cool idea for a post I want to accommodate it.

However, just to be perfectly clear there is no financial benefit to contributing to this blog. I didn’t start The Suburban City to get rich, I did it to shine some light in dark corners, to educate myself and others, and to grow the conversation about the future of Atlanta and cities like it.

I’d love to hear what stories are out there that I’ve missed, to hear new and different perspectives, and I’m sure readers of The Suburban City would, too.

So, If that sounds like your cup of tea, head on over to the Contact page and give us a shout.


IMG_squareShona is a web content editor, former cancer researcher, and outdoor enthusiast. Shona grew up in the Atlanta area and recently returned after a five year stint in New York City.  She is fascinated by the growth and change the city has experienced and by the current crop of urban renewal projects and is excited to share more of her observations and experiences in this blog.

When she’s not in the Inman Park wine bars or on the walls of Atlanta Rocks, you can find her on the North Georgia trails or rivers or at home with her socially awkward dog, Fenris.

Shona’s work:

The Big Question: To Gentrify or Not To Gentrify?

Are That Many People Really Moving To Atlanta?

When It Comes To Cities, Bigger Isn’t Always Better