Jill Leovy

Jill Leovy is an award-winning reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Ghettoside was a Finalist for the National Book Critics' Circle Award, winner of the Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the California Book Award Nonfiction Gold Medal, the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award for Non-fiction, the PEN USA Research Non-fiction Award, the Carla Furstenburg Cohen Literary Prize in Nonfiction, and was a nominee for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. She lives in Los Angeles with her family.