About

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SABINE HEINLEIN is the author of the narrative nonfiction book Among Murderers: Life After Prison (University of California Press, 2013), which has won the 2014 Gold IPPY award in the category current affairs/social issues. Her work can be found in German, American, and British publications, among them The New York Times, The Guardian, Psychology Today, Poets&Writers, Aeon, Art in America, Lithub, The Paris Review DailyLongreads and Die Zeit. Heinlein has received a Pushcart Prize, a Margolis Award, a Sidney Gross Award for Investigative Reporting, and fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell, Hambidge, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has spoken and read at New York University, New York Public Library, the New School, University of East Anglia, and Maryland Institute College of Art. Heinlein holds a master’s degree in journalism from NYU and a master’s in art history from Universität Hamburg. Sabine Heinlein is a member of the Authors Guild, PEN America and the American Society of Journalists and Authors.

You can contact her at sabine[at]sabineheinlein[dot]org.