Skip to Content

The Author: Bryan Stevenson

2017-2018 Common Reading

The Author: Bryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson

About Bryan Stevenson
Bryan Stevenson is the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, and a professor of law at New York University School of Law. He has won relief for dozens of condemned prisoners, argued five times before the U.S. Supreme Court, and won national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color. He has received numerous awards, including the MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant.


Text on this page courtesy of Common Reads / Penguin Random House.