Randy Fertel

Randy Fertel has contributed to NPR and Huffington Post, and has taught the literature of war and of exile at the New School for Social Research and at Tulane University. He is confounder of the Ridenhour Prizes for Courageous Truth-Telling, co-sponsored by the Nation Institute and awarded every spring at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. His book, The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak: A New Orleans Family Memoir, is forthcoming from University Press of Mississippi.