1. Remembering Robert Timberg

    By Nieman Notes September 29, 2016

    Robert Timberg, Marine, reporter, editor, acclaimed author and Nieman Fellow in the class of 1980, died on September 6 in Annapolis, Maryland, of respiratory failure. He was the bravest man I ever met. Shockingly disfigured by a land mine … Read more

  2. Journalist Kari Howard joins Nieman Storyboard as editor

    News May 26, 2016

    The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has named Kari Howard as the new editor of Nieman Storyboard, the foundation’s online publication that showcases exceptional narrative journalism and explores the craft of nonfiction storytelling. Howard joins Storyboard from the Los Angeles Times, where she worked since 1992, serving for the past four years as editor of the Times’ signature narrative journalism feature Column One. Howard raised Column One’s profile online, where it was rechristened Great Reads, and wrote the weekly Great Reads newsletter, which reached 45,000 subscribers. Read more

  3. 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards

    Awards May 10, 2016

    The 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards were presented at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard on May 10, 2016. The awards honor the best in American nonfiction writing and are co-administered by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the Nieman Foundation. Read more

  4. A Conversation with Susan Orlean

    Talks April 13, 2016

    Join us for a conversation with best-selling author and New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean. She’ll speak with 2016 Nieman Fellow Kim Tingley, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, about the craft of narrative nonfiction. Read more

  5. Telling True Stories – Chinese translation

    January 20, 2016

    The popular narrative writers’ guide Telling True Stories has been translated into Chinese to serve the growing number of Chinese journalists practicing longform narrative storytelling. Announcing the news, Nieman curator Ann Marie Lipinski said “The translation was a response to … Read more