Online Collaborations

With my friend the photog Josh Meltzer (right) and the police chief of Sauta, Mexico. Photo by Jose Juan Espinoza, 2005.

Picking Up the Pieces (ongoing), series on the effects of globalization on two communities in Western Virginia, with freelance photographer Jared Soares and produced in collaboration with Equal Voice Newspaper, a project of the Marguerite Casey Foundation, 2012.

PTSD: Private Battles, series on the emotional impact of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on returning soldiers, 2011.

• Lost in the Woods, series on the controversy surrounding Lyme Disease, newly endemic in Western Virginia, 2010.

Life and Death in the Time of Cholera, about a medical mission trip gone awry, with VII Photo Agency photographer Ron Haviv, and with support from the Dart Society and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, 2010.

Age of Uncertainty, 10-part series on caregiving in an increasingly aging society, 2008.

Land of Opportunity, series on the fallout of illegal immigration in Virginia as well as in Mexico, 2006.

Unlikely Refuge, series on how a group of refugees from Africa are settling into one of the most segregated cities in the South, 2005.

  • Tom Hanks on “Factory Man”:

    Factory Man is “Great summer reading. I give it 42 stars. No, I give it 142 stars. Yeah, it’s THAT good.”
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  • The New York Times on “Factory Man”:

    This is Ms. Macy’s first book, but it’s in a class with other runaway debuts like Laura Hillenbrand’s “Seabiscuit” and Katherine Boo’s “Behind the Beautiful Forevers”: These nonfiction narratives are more stirring and dramatic than most novels. And Ms. Macy writes so vigorously that she hooks you instantly. You won’t be putting this book down. — Janet Maslin
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