Tanehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent for the Atlantic and the author of the National Book Award-winning number one New York Times bestseller Between the World and Me, as well as the critically acclaimed essay collection We Were Eight Years in Power. Coates has won the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism, and the George Polk Award for his Atlantic cover story 'The Argument for Reparations.' He is a MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Fellow. With his wife and children, he resides in New York.