Ted Conover

Pulitzer Prize finalist and National Book Award winning author who has worked as a correctional officer in a prison, and traveled from Mexico to the US with migrants crossing the border.

  • National Book Critics Circle Award-winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist for Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing.
  • Director of NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
  • Author of The Routes of Man and Coyotes, where he spent a year traveling with Mexicans crossing the border
  • Narrative nonfiction journalist and author who explores off-beat social worlds and creates conversational dialogues that are engaging and relevant
  • Ted’s newest book, Immersion, offers a revealing look into Ted’s unique research methods and offers great stories from his work

VIDEO: Ted at The Moth: “How We Roll”

Ted Conover Books:

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