I am an award-winning journalist and the author of two three books: my upcoming memoir, Brassy Broad: How one Journalist helped pave the way to #MeToo (due out in September); Getting Screwed, Sex Workers and the Law (2015) and Side Effects: A Prosecutor, a Whistleblower and a Bestselling Antidepressant on Trial. (2008). Side Effects received the prestigious National Association of Science Writers’ Science in Society Award and the film rights to Side Effects have been optioned. I recently retired as Associate Professor of Journalism at West Virginia University. I was a long-time science and medical writer for The Boston Globe and a series I wrote for The Globe was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in the Public Service category. My articles and essays have also appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Buzzfeed, The Village Voice, Psychology Today, and numerous other media. I have received a number of journalism awards for my work, including an Alicia Patterson Fellowship and the Top Media Award from the National Mental Health Association. For more on my books and credentials, please visit my website at www.alison-bass.com.Read more Read less
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