David Neiwert


David Neiwert is an investigative journalist based in Seattle and a contributing writer for the Southern Poverty Law Center. In addition to his forthcoming book, 'Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us' (The Overlook Press, fall 2014), he is the author of 'And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border' (NationBooks, March 2013), as well as 'The Eliminationists: How Hate Talk Radicalized the American Right' (PoliPoint Press, May 2009); 'Strawberry Days: How Internment Destroyed a Japanese American Community' (Palgrave/St. Martin's Press, June 2005), 'Death on the Fourth of July: The Story of a Killing, a Trial, and Hate Crime in America,' (Palgrave/St. Martin's, 2004), and 'In God's Country: The Patriot Movement and the Pacific Northwest' (1999, WSU Press). His reportage for MSNBC.com on domestic terrorism won the National Press Club Award for Distinguished Online Journalism in 2000. Neiwert's work can be found at the SPLC's blog, Hatewatch, and his personal blog, Orcinus. He is also the senior editor of Crooks and Liars.