Barton Gellman is author of the bestselling Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency, a contributing Editor at Large at Time magazine and Lecturer and Author in Residence at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School.

Until early 2010, he was a special projects reporter at The Washington Post, following tours that covered diplomacy, the Middle East, the Pentagon, and the D.C. superior court. His series on Dick Cheney, with partner Jo Becker, won a 2008 Pulitzer Prize, a George Polk Award, and the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. Gellman also shared a Pulitzer for national reporting in 2002, and his work has been honored by the Overseas Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Gellman graduated with highest honors from Princeton University and earned a master's degree in politics at University College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar. He is also author of Contending with Kennan: Toward a Philosophy of American Power. Gellman lives in New York City with the writer Dafna Linzer and four children: Abigail, Michael, Lily, and Benjamin.