Paige Williams is a National Magazine Award-winning writer who teaches at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. This semester, she’s also teaching in the Knight Science Journalism program at M.I.T. She has written for a range of newspapers and magazines, most recently for The New Yorker. Her stories have been anthologized in five volumes of the Best American series and twice been named National Magazine Award finalists. She has taught narrative/literary journalism, investigative reporting, feature writing and criticism at universities including NYU, Emory, Ole Miss, UMass-Dartmouth, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and the University of Pittsburgh. Newspapers: Tupelo Daily Journal, The Clarion-Ledger, The Washington Post (a summer), the Charlotte Observer (a decade). Magazines: the FT, GQ, Atlanta, The Oxford American, et al. A native Mississippian, she was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard and holds an MFA from Columbia.