Robin Gaby Fisher is a New York Times bestselling author of thirteen non-fiction books. Her latest book, “Unmasked,” with Paul Holes, debuted as No. 3 on the New York Times bestseller list. Her books have been featured in The New York Times, People magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus Reviews and on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox and NPR. In her previous role as a newspaper journalist, she was awarded with the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard’s Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers. Her series about two courageous survivors of the Seton Hall arson fire was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature writing and her stories about the lives of three troubled youths from New Jersey’s inner cities was a Pulitzer finalist in the same category. She shares a Pulitzer Prize for news coverage of the resignation of a New Jersey governor.
Fisher’s interest lies in writing about ordinary people with extraordinary stories. She recently left New Jersey and her position as director of the journalism program at Rutgers University’s Newark campus to write full time in Vermont, where she lives with her husband, Loren Fisher, a fine art photographer and gallery owner, and their Bernese Mountain Dog, Pudge.