AMY HARMON (born September 17, 1968) is an American journalist. She
Pulitzer Prize as a correspondent for The New York Times
covering the impact of science and technology on everyday life.
Harmon uses narrative storytelling to illuminate the human dilemmas
posed by advances in science. In 2013, she was named a Guggenheim
* 1 Early life and career
* 2 Bibliography
* 2.1 Books
* 2.2 Essays and reporting
* 3 References
EARLY LIFE AND CAREER
Harmon was born in
New York City
New York City in 1968. She received a B.A. degree
in American Studies from the
University of Michigan
University of Michigan and began her
career in journalism as the Opinion page editor of the Michigan Daily
, the university's student newspaper. After graduating, Harmon was
hired as a reporter for the
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times and briefly covered the
auto industry from the paper's Detroit bureau, before she moved to Los
Angeles and started writing mainly about digital technology and
In 1997, she joined The New York Times. Three years later she wrote
an article about a black internet entrepreneur and his white partner,
"A Limited Partnership: The Black Internet Entrepreneur Had the Idea;
The White One Became the Venture's Public Face". It was one of ten
articles in a series on race relations for which the NYT staff won the
Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting . Harmon won the prize for
Explanatory Reporting alone in 2008 for a series titled "The DNA Age"
about the ramifications of new genetic technology. The award formally
cited "her striking examination of the dilemmas and ethical issues
DNA testing , using human stories to sharpen her
reports." In 2011, Harmon's "Target Cancer" series, about the human
testing of a new kind of cancer drug, received the National Academies
Communication Award , the journalism award given by the National
Academies of Science . Her article "Autistic and Seeking a Place in
an Adult World" won the 2012
Casey Medal for excellence in reporting
on children and families.
In 2013, she wrote the short e-book , Asperger Love: Searching for
Romance When You're Not Wired to Connect, published in 2013 by New
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ESSAYS AND REPORTING
* Harmon, Amy (Feb–Mar 2014). "Citrus fightback : race to save the
orange by altering its DNA".
Special Feature. Food Wars. Cosmos. 55:
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* ^ A B
Amy Harmon biography, nytimes.com. Retrieved on April 8,
* ^ A B "The 2008
Pulitzer Prize Winners: Explanatory Reporting".
The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2013-11-04. With short biography and
reprints of 10 works (N.Y. Times articles March 18 to December 28,
* ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-14.
Retrieved 2013-04-20. Guggenheim Foundation Biography.
* ^ "A Limited Partnership". Amy Harmon. The New York Times. June
14, 2000. Reprint as part of 2001
Pulitzer Prize portfolio.
* ^ "National Reporting". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved
2013-10-27. With reprints of 10 works (June 2000 N.Y. Times articles).
National Academies of Science
National Academies of Science Communication Award press
Casey Medal press release.
* ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-31.
Retrieved 2013-04-20. . Asperger Love: A New York Times / Byliner
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