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Keith Laidlaw

Keith Laidlaw is a writer for KQED Arts & Culture and our political discussion site You Decide. He also works as a freelance writer and editor for Chow.com and SF Weekly, among others.

He moved to San Francisco in April 2007, having spent the previous 11 years living in London. His jobs there included stints with UK Esquire, Britain's leading music title NME, and The Independent newspaper's Sunday magazine supplement. He has also worked in radio production, book publishing, and -- for a few dreary months he rarely mentions on his resume -- local government.

Keith writes two blogs, and you can find links to these, and to much more of his work, at his website here.

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