Christopher Goffard

Writer

Christopher Goffard is an author and a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times. He shared in the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s Bell coverage and has twice been a Pulitzer finalist for feature writing, in 2007 and 2014. His novel "Snitch Jacket" was a finalist for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel. His book "You Will See Fire: A Search for Justice in Kenya," based on his Times series, was published in 2011.

Recent Articles

  • Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: L.A. fans pull for local hero with 'good heart'

    Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: L.A. fans pull for local hero with 'good heart'

    Beyond his appeal as the churchgoing underdog and big-hearted Nice Guy in Saturday’s bout, it is boxer Manny Pacquiao’s local ties that cement the loyalty of many Angelenos — even if more than a few doubted he could win the big fight. Their affection was on display in crowded bars, living rooms...

  • Times wins Pulitzers for feature writing, criticism

    Times wins Pulitzers for feature writing, criticism

    The Los Angeles Times won two Pulitzer Prizes, American journalism's top honor, for its coverage of California's drought and for cultural criticism, Columbia University announced Monday. Staff writer Diana Marcum won the 2015 feature writing prize for her searing portraits of farmers, fieldworkers...

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