Pamela Colloff is a reporter at ProPublica and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. Prior to joining ProPublica and the Times in 2017, she was an executive editor and staff writer at Texas Monthly. Her work has also appeared in The New Yorker and has been anthologized in Best American Magazine Writing, Best American Crime Reporting, Best American Non-Required Reading, and Next Wave: America’s New Generation of Great Literary Journalists. She has been nominated for six National Magazine Awards—more than any other female writer in the award’s history—and won for feature writing in 2013.
Her book, A Deal with the Devil, an account of America's most prolific jailhouse informant, Paul Skalnik, will be published by Octopus Books in 2024.