The Info List - Nancy Gibbs

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NANCY REID GIBBS (born January 25, 1960) is an American essayist and managing editor for Time magazine, a best-selling author and commentator on politics and values in the United States. She is the co-author with Michael Duffy of The New York Times
The New York Times
Bestsellers The Preacher and the Presidents; Billy Graham in the White House (2007) and The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity (2012).


* 1 Life and career * 2 Awards and honors

* 3 References

* 3.1 Further reading

* 4 External links


Gibbs was born in New York, the daughter of Janet (née Stang), who worked at Friends Seminary
Friends Seminary
, and Howard Glenn Gibbs, who was the associate national director for the Boys Clubs of America . She graduated from Yale University
Yale University
in 1982, summa cum laude , with honors in history. She studied at New College , Oxford as a Marshall Scholar (M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics).

She joined TIME
in 1985 as a part-time fact checker in the International section. She became a writer in 1988 and has written more than 100 cover stories, including the black-bordered special issue on the September 11 attacks
September 11 attacks
, which won a National Magazine Award in 2002. The Chicago Tribune named her one of the ten best magazine writers in the country in 2003; her articles are included in the Princeton Anthology of Writing, Best American Crime Writing 2004, Best American Political Writing 2005 and TIME: 85 years of Great Writing. She has been a frequent guest on radio and television talk shows, including the Today Show, Good Morning America, Charlie Rose, and a guest essayist on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

In 1993 and 2006, she served as a Ferris Professor of writing at