Robin Gaby Fisher is the New York Times bestselling author of AFTER THE FIRE: A True Story of Friendship and Survival and THE BOYS OF THE DARK: A Story of Betrayal and Redemption in the Deep South. She is a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing and a member of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team at The Star-Ledger. She teaches Journalism at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey.
Fisher's journalism career grew out of a lifelong curiousity about people and their stories. Her grade school history teacher, Nicholas Picciano, says today that when other girls in his class were reading Nancy Drew, Fisher always had her nose in a biography. Today, reading