November 21, 2013
- Time 7:30 p.m.
- Location Washington, D.C.
- Price Starting at $24
Winner of the 2013 National Magazine Award for General Excellence, the Society’s flagship journal has earned a reputation for excellence. In this special evening, discover the challenges and thrills behind crafting the world’s best known magazine directly from its renowned writers and editors. David Quammen, winner of a National Magazine Award for the magazine, has traveled savannas and swamps from the Serengeti to the Congo in pursuit of the story. On her Latin American beat, journalist and MacArthur Fellow Alma Guillermoprieto has written about unholy saints in Mexico and women wrestlers in Bolivia. Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopeknow embarked on a seven-year walk across the worldjoins from the Middle East. Contributing writer Cynthia Gorney, who has covered human rights stories such as the culture of child brides, will moderate a conversation with editors Oliver Payne and Barbara Paulsen, along with these three celebrated writers.
Hear Paul Salopek describe his Out of Eden walk:
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Celebrating National Geographic’s 125-year history of journalism, the photographers featured in the October National Geographic get together to talk about their work.
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