Join us this Friday as Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Ben Taub discusses writing, police work, criminal investigations, and crime reporting with SCAD Writing students.


Ben Taub is journalist for The New Yorker who focuses on crime, religious extremism, terrorism, and human rights in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.  He was named one of Forbes’ 30 under 30 in media in 2017. On Monday, it was announced that he won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for a feature magazine story also published in The New Yorker.

Professor David Stiver and Detective Patrick Skinner will join in the discussion.


Detective Skinner is a current detective with the Savannah Police Department.  Previously, he served in the Coast Guard, the Capitol Police, the Air Marshal Service, and the Central Intelligence Agency.  He also has written extensively on intelligence and security related issues for a variety of publications.  He was profiled in a 2018 article in The New Yorker magazine by Ben Taub.  


Date: Friday, May 8

Time: 11am EDT




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