Mark Fritz is an award-winning author and Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent. As a staff writer for The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and Boston Globe, he covered the unification of Germany, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and wars in Rwanda, Somalia, Chechnya, the Persian Gulf and Liberia, among many others
For his Rwanda coverage, he won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1995 and his dispatches were selected for the book Best Newspaper Writing: 1995. His book, LOST ON EARTH: Nomads of the New Order (hardcover, Little, Brown; trade paperback, Routledge) won the Salon.com book award in 1999. His work is featured in three textbooks on literary non-fiction.
His range of expertise includes recognizing national trends in myriad fields -- from bioethics to aging to mental health -- and capturing the nuances of foreign conflicts. He is a native of Detroit and operates out of both New York City and Raleigh, North Carolina. He is represented by ICM.