Site Search

Photo courtesy of Nick Turse

Nick Turse

Photo courtesy of Nick Turse

Nick Turse is an investigative reporter, a fellow at the Type Media Center, the managing editor of, a contributing writer at The Intercept, and the co-founder of Dispatch Books. He is the author of Next Time They’ll Come to Count the Dead: War and Survival in South Sudan as well as the New York Times bestseller Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam, which received a 2014 American Book Award. His previous books include Tomorrow's Battlefield, The Changing Face of Empire, The Complex, and The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan. He has reported from the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Africa and written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Harper's Magazine, Vice News, Yahoo News, Teen Vogue, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Nation, and other print and online publications.

​His honors include a Ridenhour Prize for Investigative Reporting, a James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, an I.F. Stone “Izzy” Award for Outstanding Achievement in Independent Journalism, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He was part of the investigative team that won the 2016 New York Press Club Award for Special Event Reporting and the 2016 Online Journalism Association Award for Investigative Data Journalism for “The Drone Papers.” In 2016, he received a second American Book Award for Tomorrow's Battlefield: U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa.

  • 2013