Exploring the art and craft of story
September 30, 2022
September 29, 2022
New Yorker writer Anand Gopal worked through layers of sources to enter the veiled world of Afghan women under Taliban rule
Editor Seyward Darby: "I definitely want people who are willing to strip a story down to its basics and figure out how to build it back up."
After the Florida condo collapse, Matt Sullivan vowed not to forget a teen survivor. The year-later profile has credibility, empathy and a haunting ending
The public hearings of the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol draw on core narrative elements
Bloomberg investigative reporter Esmé Deprez researched a range of death-with-dignity issues after becoming her father's end-of-life partner
A celebrated memoirist returns to her native Texas on a quest to determine if her family stories were true
AP reporter Tim Sullivan found a small town on the Minnesota prairie to explore the political chasms exposed by COVID
Jacob Stern knew nothing about boxing when he set out to ask a painful question: How can a boxer who killed an opponent return to the ring?
Aviv scoured court records, social media and personal journals to reveal the abuses of a system of unregulated Christian boarding schools
Peter Jamison of The Washington Post immerses into the emotional chasm of a family struggling with divergent views and a sudden death
John Woodrow Cox of The Washington Post talks to kids like an adult, sits on their bedroom floors, and doesn't push until they're OK with him
Kim Cross used smart pre-reporting, creative hustle and a night on a trampoline to find freedom in a reported essay about freedom