Albert Samaha

The 2022 Brattleboro Literary Festival is celebrating the 21st year with its first live and in person festival since 2019.
 
 
 
Albert Samaha is an investigative journalist and inequality editor at BuzzFeed News and author of Concepcion: An Immigrant Family’s Fortunes, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, the Village Voice, San Francisco Weekly, and the Riverfront Times, among other outlets.
 
 
 
A Whiting Foundation Creative Nonfiction Grant recipient, he is also the author of Never Ran, Never Will: Boyhood and Football in a Changing American Inner City, which was a finalist for the 2019 PEN/ESPN Literary Sports Writing Award and winner of the New York Society Library’s 2019 Hornblower Award. He lives in Brooklyn.

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