Dylan Tupper Rupert is a West Coast writer, designer, and producer. Her work has been published by California Sunday, MTV News, Rookie, the Guardian, Billboard, Bon Appetit, Sprudge Wine, the Pitchfork Review, and more.

She graduated from California College of the Arts in 2014 with a BFA from the Individualized Studies honors program, where she concentrated on graphic design, interaction design, creative non-fiction, and video. Dylan began writing at Rookie when it launched in 2011, and worked on the inaugural broadcast of Pitchfork Radio from Los Angeles in 2015. She also works as a graphic designer and helped found the wine country brand Mercantile 12, now based out of Napa.

Dylan currently lives in Los Angeles. She grew up in Seattle, and was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Her barbeque order is a pound tub of burnt ends, plus spicy sauce, slaw, & beans. Extra pickles.

photo by Eleanor Petry