Paige Williams won the National Magazine Award for feature writing in 2008 and was a finalist in 2009 (shared) and 2011. She writes for The New Yorker and for publications that have included the New York Times, the Washington Post, New York magazine, GQ, FT magazine, and The Oxford American. Her stories have been anthologized in five volumes of the Best American writing series, including twice in The Best American Magazine Writing and twice in The Best American Crime Writing, and in a number of other anthologies, with a recent nod in Next Wave: America’s New Generation of Great Literary Journalists. In January 2010, on this website, with the story “Finding Dolly Freed,” she self-published a crowd-funded longform narrative project as an experiment, calling it “Radiohead journalism.” The pay-what-you-want project was covered by the Columbia Journalism Review, NPR’s “On the Media,” Mother Jones, Wired, and others. She has taught narrative/literary journalism, investigative reporting, feature writing and criticism at universities including M.I.T., New York University, the University of Pittsburgh, Emory, Ole Miss and the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, and has been the distinguished writer in residence at the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada in Reno. She’s the author of the ebook The Ghost (2012, Byliner), about an unsolved fugitive case and the cultural history of the FBI’s Top 10 Most Wanted program. She has been the editor in chief or deputy editor at magazines in Atlanta, Portland and Boston; before magazines, she spent more than a decade at newspapers that included the Clarion-Ledger, the Washington Post and the Charlotte Observer, where her stories won numerous state and national honors for features writing and investigative reporting. A graduate of the University of Mississippi, she was a 1996-97 fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, where she teaches narrative writing and edits the narrative journalism website Nieman Storyboard. She holds an MFA from Columbia and, usually, a cup of coffee.