Andrea Elliott is an American Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, who writes for the New York Times as an investigative reporter. Her work documents the struggles faced by immigrants and those on the margins of society.
Elliot has written a series of articles entitled ‘An Imam In America’ which was awarded the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. She is also the author of a bestselling book, ‘An Invisible Child’, which mapped the struggles encountered by a young homeless girl, Dasani Coates, in New York. The book received critical acclaim, and was named by Barack Obama as one of his ‘books of the year.’
'A classic to rank with Orwell... [Elliott is] a first-class storyteller and will have you reading with your heart in your mouth. Her characters are so vivid they leap off the pages’ - Christina Patterson, The Sunday Times