Joy Horowitz is a contributing editor to the Los Angeles Review of Books and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her environmental reporting at the Los Angeles Times.
A reporter for more than three decades, she has written for the New Yorker, Time, the New York Times and other national publications. After teaching journalism courses at Yale, Harvard and Northeastern, she has been teaching undergraduates at USC Annenberg for five years.
Horowitz is the recipient of many journalism awards, including a National Environmental Journalism Award from the National Botanical Gardens in Hawaii (2008), National Health Journalism Fellowship (2011), Columbia Journalism School Fellowship (2013) and the TS E liot Writers Residency Program (2018-19). When she’s not on campus, she could be hiking with her dog in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Parts Per Million: The Poisoning of Beverly Hills High School, Viking, 2007.
Tessie and Pearlie: A Granddaughter’s Story, Scribner, 1996.