Nina Burleigh's Biography


Nina Burleigh is a a journalist, best-selling author, documentary producer, and publisher of a substack on politics called American Freakshow.  She was born and educated in the Midwest, has been based in Washington, D.C., New York, and Paris and Italy, traveled and reported extensively in the Middle East. Her journalism has been published widely including in the New York Times, New Yorker, Airmail, New York Magazine. She's written seven books, which were reviewed, excerpted or covered in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Nation, New York Magazine, BBC, ABC, MSNBC, and other media outlets.  An adjunct professor at NYU's Arthur J. Carter Journalism Institute, Google Scholar says her work has been cited in hundreds of scholarly articles.