Amy Ellis Nutt

Amy Ellis Nutt is a former science writer on the national team of The Washington Post and the author of three books, including two New York Times’ bestsellers: “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family,” and “The Teenage Brain,” with Frances Jensen. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing in 2011. She is now a full-time author and is currently working on her fourth book, for Random House, called “American Madness,” a narrative history of mental health treatment in America.

Nutt has taught at Columbia and Princeton Universities and was a Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard in 2005-2006.