Beth Macy

Beth Macy is the author of the widely acclaimed and bestselling books Truevine and Factory Man. Based in Roanoke, Virginia for three decades, her reporting has won more than a dozen national awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard and J. Anthony Lukas prize from Columbia University. Her latest book is Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America. Described as "a harrowing, deeply compassionate dispatch from the heart of a national emergency" by the New York Times, this is the only book to fully chart the devastating opioid crisis in America from a bestselling author and journalist who has lived through it. An instant bestseller, Dopesick was a Kirkus Prize finalist and was short-listed for the Andrew Carnegie Medal.