Stephanie Clifford is an investigative journalist and a novelist. As a New York Times reporter, she covered courts, business and media and won the Loeb award for investigative reporting. She covers criminal justice and business for the Times, the New Yorker, Wired, Marie Claire and other publications. Everybody Rise, her first book, was a New York Times bestseller and New York Times Book Review editor's choice, with movie rights optioned by Fox 2000. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and lives in Brooklyn with her family.