Brownbag: Meet the authors
**Moderated by Andy Lehren, The New York Times
Barry is a longtime reporter and columnist for The New York Times who has won or shared many honors, including the Pulitzer Prize and the Polk Award. He currently writes a national column called "This Land." His fourth and latest book is "The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland."
Andy Lehren is senior editor for the NBC News investigative team. Previously at The New York Times. Led NBC’s work on the Implant Files collaboration. Mined the Snowden files. Probed Wikileaks diplomatic cables troves, including for the best-selling book “Open Secrets.” Covered the military, policing. terrorism, more. Honors include a Polk, Peabody, three IRE awards and contributing to a Pulitzer. Specializes in data journalism. Teaches @cunyjschool. @lehrennbc
Thomas Maier is an award-winning author, television producer and investigative reporter for Newsday and News 12 Long Island. He's won the Sigma Delta Chi Award twice and top prizes from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, National Headliners, Worth Bingham and New York Deadline Club. His five books include "Dr. Spock" (NYT Notable Book), "Newhouse" (soon Bravo mini-series), "When Lions Roar", and author/producer of Showtime drama "Masters of Sex". @ThomasMaierBook
Mary Pilon is the author of “The Monopolists,” a New York Times bestseller about the history of the board game Monopoly, and the forthcoming “The Kevin Show". Pilon primarily writes about sports and business for the New Yorker, Esquire, Bloomberg BusinessWeek,New York magazine,Vice, and others. Pilon worked as a television producer for NBC at the Rio Olympics and she previously covered sports as a staff reporter for The Times and business for The Wall Street Journal.
Writing a Book
Thomas Maier takes you through finding ideas, getting an agent and successfully publishing a book in this tipsheet.