Fellows & Grantees

Robert Boynton

Abe Fellowship for Journalists 2009
Project Title
Abduction: North Korea's Kidnappings of South Korean and Japanese Citizens
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Assoicate Professor/ Director of literary Reportage, School of Journalism, New York University (NYU)


Robert S. Boynton’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere. He was graduated with honors in philosophy and religion from Haverford College, and received an MA in political science from Yale University. He is the author of The Invitation-Only Zone: The True Story of North Korea’s Abduction Project (2016) and The New New Journalism (2006). He directs the Literary Reportage program at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University.