Jeff Meyers is the managing editor of Concentrate,
filterD and Metromode
. He is also a film critic for Detroit's Metro Times
and a Cable Commissioner for the city of Ann Arbor.
Born in Miami, raised in New York, educated in Illinois and schooled in the Pacific Northwest (Portland and Seattle), Jeff has a deep passion for both the arts and literature. He was producer of the 1996 National Poetry Slam (captured in the documentary Slamnation
), the Artistic Director of Theatre Vertigo
in Portland, a finalist for the 2000 Oregon Book Awards
, the Creative Director for a video production start-up, a theater critic for Seattle's The Stranger ,
an adjunct professor at both Clark College and Lewis and Clark College, and has been involved in numerous other creative endeavors.
Jeff lives in Ann Arbor's Burns Park with his wife Arden and his two sons. Once upon a time he was a microbiologist.