Wil Hylton
Author / Journalist

Wil S. Hylton is a Contributing Writer at The New York Times Magazine.

Over the years, his work has appeared in Harper's, Esquire, GQ, and Rolling Stone, and has been selected for the books, "Best Political Writing," "Best Music Writing," and "Best Business Stories." He is a recipient of the John Bartlow Martin Award for public interest reporting, granted by the Medill School of Journalism.

In the line of duty, Hylton has scaled the world's tallest active volcano, crawled inside a nuclear reactor, cycled a thousand miles across rural Cuba, and plumbed the depths of the US prison system to examine the state of inmate healthcare.

His new book Vanished is about a missing airplane from World War II, and the sity-year search to discover out what happened its crew. More information can be found at www.wilshylton.com