David Grann

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Birthday
10, 1967
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1967 (age 51)
Birthplace
New York

About

Best-selling author and staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. In 2009 he won the George Polk Award for his magazine work.

Before Fame

He was hired as a copy editor for The Hill in 1994, becoming its executive editor in 1995; he was then hired as The New Republic's senior editor in 1996.

Trivia

His first book, The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon, reached the #4 spot on the New York Times' bestseller list.

Family Life

He fathered two children with television producer Kyra Darnton, whose father, John Darnton, curated the George Polk Awards, of which he was a recipient in 2009.

Associated With

His first book was optioned by Paramount Pictures and Brad Pitt's production company, Plan B.