pamela ferdinand

Pamela Ferdinand


Pamela Ferdinand is a nonfiction editor, published author, and award-winning writer who draws on a decades-long journalism career to handle a wide range of subjects. As a longtime reporter for The Washington Post, Boston Globe, and Miami Herald, she covered everything from politics, education, parenting, and plane crashes to hurricanes, hackers, and neuroscience, and was one of 10 international journalists selected for an MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellowship.

Her publishing experience includes co-authoring a triple memoir — “Three Wishes: A True Story of Good Friends, Crushing Heartbreak, and Amazing Luck on Our Way to Love and Motherhood (Little, Brown & Co.) — that was dubbed “A Tome of the Brave” by Oprah’s O Magazine and published in five other countries. Her professional memberships include the Society of Professional Journalists and Editorial Freelancers Association. Pamela has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and is represented by the Denise Shannon Literary Agency in New York.