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Ellies 2008: Hey, How'd You Report An Award-Nominated Article, Peter Hessler?

This National Geographic writer dishes on the ambitious reporting behind his story's Ellie nomination

By Greg Lindsay - April 30, 2008
Peter Hessler is the Beijing correspondent of The New Yorker, but his National Magazine Award nomination for Reporting was bestowed upon a story that appeared in National Geographic, "China's Instant Cities," where he's a contributing writer. Although the title might lead one to think he wrote a sweeping analytical study ...

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