Jamie McGrath Morris

James McGrath Morris is the author of Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power (HarperCollins, 2010). His previous book, The Rose Man of Sing Sing: A True Tale of Life, Murder and Redemption in the Age of Yellow Journalism, was selected as a Washington Post Best Book of the Year for 2004 and was optioned as a film and released as a Random House Audio Book.

Morris is also the author of Jailhouse Journalism: The Fourth Estate Behind Bars, which told the story of the extraordinary inmates in American prison who published their own newspapers.
Aside from books, his writing has appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines including, among others, the Washington Post, the New York Observer, the Los Angeles Times, The Progressive, Civilization, and the Wilson Quarterly.

He is the executive director of Biographers International Organization (BIO) and the editor of its monthly newsletter The Biographer’s Craft.