Charles Graeber

Charles Graeber is an award-winning freelance journalist. He contributes to numerous publications, including GQ, The New Yorker, New York magazine, Vogue, Outside, Men's Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Travel + Leisure, The New York Times, and Wired. Charles is also the author of the New York Times best-seller “The Good Nurse: a True Story of Medicine Madness and Murder,” and “The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer,” which was shortlisted for the British Medical Association Book of the Year prize. Originally from Nantucket but an avid traveler, Charles began his career contributing to The Budapest Sun, The Phnom Penh Post, and The Cambodia Daily. After his first feature was published in Harper's Magazine in the 1990s, he began contributing to major publications like Boston magazine, The New Yorker, GQ, and Outside. Today, he is a contributing editor at Wired and National Geographic and an occasional guest on CNN, NPR, and other radio programs. He also serves on boards for The Overseas Press Club of America and Building Markets, an international nonprofit dedicated to empowering refugees from war, poverty, and persecution.

• 25+ years of experience as a travel, lifestyle, and science journalist
• Nominated for an Edgar Award for his book “The Good Nurse”
• Won the 2012 New York Press Club prize for the year's best magazine spot news reportage
• Won an Overseas Press Club award for Outstanding International Journalism
• Nominated for two National Magazine Awards for feature writing
• Work anthologized in collections including “The Best of 10 Years of National Geographic Adventure,” “The Best of 20 years of Wired,” and “The Best American Magazine Writing,” as selected by the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) and the Columbia University School of Journalism
• Received a bachelor's degree from Tufts University

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