Dashka Slater

Dashka Slater’s book Accountable: the True Story of a Racist Instagram Account and the Teenagers Whose Lives It Changed has won the prestigious J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize. It is the first young adult title to ever win the award. The awards, established in 1998 and named for the late Pulitzer Prize-winning author and investigative journalist, are presented by the Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. Previous winners include Robert Caro, Jill Lepore and Isabel Wilkerson. More info here.