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Vince Beiser

Vince Beiser is the award-winning author of The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization.

In his 20-plus years of journalism, Vince has exposed conditions in California’s harshest prisons, ridden with the first responders to disasters in Haiti and Nepal and more. Amazon Studios is developing a feature film based on one of his articles and Sony Pictures is developing another, and he has been honoured by Investigative Reporters and Editors, the Society of Professional Journalists, the American Society of Journalists and other institutions. He is also a grantee of the Pulitzer Centre on Crisis Reporting.