Abigail Pesta
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Abigail Pesta

Abigail Pesta is an award-winning journalist and author who has lived and worked around the world, from London to Hong Kong. She is the author of THE GIRLS: AN ALL-AMERICAN TOWN, A PREDATORY DOCTOR, AND THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE GYMNASTS WHO BROUGHT HIM DOWN, a news-breaking narrative that the Library Journal says "may be the most important sports title of the year." She is the coauthor of HOW DARE THE SUN RISE: MEMOIRS OF A WAR CHILD, which The New York Times calls a "gut-wrenching, poetic memoir," and was named among the best books of 2017 by the New York Public Library, the Chicago Public Library, and many others. Abby's investigative and feature reporting has been honored with five National Headliner Awards, five Exceptional Merit in Media Awards, four Front Page Awards, three New York Press Club Awards, and many others. She has written for major media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, TIME, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Cosmopolitan, NBC News, Marie Claire, The Atlantic, and many others. She is the former vice president of the Overseas Press Club of America. Follow her on Twitter: @AbigailPesta.
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