Nell Bernstein

Honored by the White House as a "Champion of Change"

Nell Bernstein is the author of All Alone in the World: Children of the Incarcerated, a Newsweek “Book of the Week,” and Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison (both published by The New Press). She is a former Soros Justice Media Fellow and a winner of a White House Champion of Change award. Her articles have appeared in Newsday, Salon, Mother Jones, and the Washington Post, among other publications. She lives in Albany, California.

News and Reviews

Nell Bernstein interview on Alternet

San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle reviews Burning Down the House.

NPR’s Fresh Air

Listen to an interview with Nell Bernstein on Fresh Air

Tavis Smiley Show

Nell Bernstein interview on the Tavis Smiley Show


Books by Nell Bernstein

All Alone in the World
Children of the Incarcerated

Nell Bernstein

Burning Down the House
The End of Juvenile Prison

Nell Bernstein