Staff Writer, The New York Times Magazine; Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law, Yale Law School
Emily Bazelon is a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. She is also the Truman Capote Fellow of Creative Writing and Law at Yale Law School and a co-host of the “Political Gabfest,” a podcast from Slate. Bazelon is the author of the new book, Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration.Her previous book is the best-seller Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. Prior to joining the Times Magazine, Bazelon was a writer and editor at Slate, where she co-founded the women’s section, DoubleX.