Contributors--September/October 2007


Contributors | September/October 2007



Jennifer Gonnerman ("School of Shock") is the author of Life on the Outside, a 2004 National Book Award finalist. Her yearlong investigation of the Rotenberg Center, she says, felt "like peeling an onion—each revelation led to another."

 

Maia Szalavitz ("How a Cult Spawned the Tough-Love Teen Industry") has written several books on childhood trauma, including Help at Any Cost, about the impact of troubled-teen programs on families.

 

Robert Knoth ("Sea Change") is a photojournalist based in Amsterdam. He says that living in a country that sits below sea level made him particularly sympathetic to the plight of Shishmaref.

 

Gary Greenberg ("Gay by Choice?") is a psychotherapist and contributing writer for Mother Jones. His work has also appeared in Harper's, The New Yorker, and Best American Science and Nature Writing.

 

David Case ("Mr. Clean") spent most of last year in Indonesia's Aceh region reporting and training journalists. He has written for Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, and National Geographic Adventure.


Jennifer Gonnerman

Jennifer Gonnerman


Maia Szalavitz

Maia Szalavitz


Gary Greenberg

Gary Greenberg


David Case

David Case


Alex Tehrani

Alex Tehrani


Kathryn Joyce

Kathryn Joyce


Alex Tehrani ("Mr. Clean") has photographed Chernobyl victims, civil war in Angola, and rainforests in Gabon. His work has appeared in GQ, Life, and Details.

 

Kathryn Joyce ("Hillary's Prayer") is writing a book on the conservative Christian women's movement. Jeff Sharlet is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and Harper's. His book, Jesus Plus Nothing, comes out in March.

 

Frank Koughan ("Breathless in Brooklyn") is an investigative reporter and television producer whose work has been featured on Frontline and 60 Minutes.

 

Ted Genoways ("Press Pass") is editor of the award-winning Virginia Quarterly Review, and the winner of several poetry prizes including a 2003 nea Fellowship.

 

Joshua Kurlantzick ("Heckuva Job") is a contributing writer for Mother Jones. His new book, Charm Offensive: How China's Soft Power Is Transforming the World, came out in April.

Elizabeth Grossman ("Hard to Break") is the author of High Tech Trash. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Jonathan Stein ("Doggone It, People Like Him") is a reporter in Mother Jones' Washington, D.C., bureau.