Anne Nelson is an author and
playwright, and she teaches at the School of International and Public Affairs
at Columbia University. She has received numerous awards and grants, including
a 2005 Guggenheim Fellowship and the 1989 Livingston Award for international
reporting. Her books and articles have been published widely, and her play The Guys has been staged throughout the
world. As a war correspondent in El Salvador and Guatemala from 1980 to 1983,
Nelson published reports and photography in the New York Times, Los Angeles
Times, and many other publications.