Sam Anderson's Work in The New York Times Magazine
A staff writer for the New York Times Magazine, Sam Anderson has written portraits of writers (Haruki Murakami, Anne Carson, John McPhee) and athletes (Russell Westbrook, Bill Walton, Phil Jackson) and odd places all over the world, including Mount Rushmore and a Charles Dickens theme park and the NBA Bubble at DisneyWorld. His work has won a National Magazine Award and the National Book Critics Circle's Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing and has been included in several “Best American Writing” anthologies.
Sam Anderson is currently a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine. Formerly a book critic for New York Magazine and regular contributor to Slate, Anderson's journalism and essays have won numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for Essays and Criticism. He lives in New York with his family.