Culgan cover and head shot

City Books welcomed Rossilynne Skena Culgan to Shelf Life in Season 4 to discuss her new book 100 Things to Do in Pittsburgh before You Die. As a lifetime resident of southwestern Pennsylvania and a seasoned traveler, Rossilynne combines a local’s expertise with the spirit of discovery in her hometown.

Rossilynne is director of The Incline (, a Pittsburgh news website devoted to helping curious locals make the most of their city. Before The Incline, Rossilynne worked at Carnegie Science Center, Thrillist,, the Tribune-Review, the Valley News Dispatch, and The Daily Collegian at Penn State. She lives in Pittsburgh with her husband,  Shane, and their cat, Cleopatra.

Watch the Shelf Life interview with Rossilynne Culgan here.