Deborah Scroggins is the author of Wanted Women: Faith, Lies, and the War on Terror: The Lives of Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Aafia Siddiqui (HarperCollins, 2012.) Her first book, Emma’s War (Pantheon, 2002) won the Ridenhour Prize for Truth-telling and led to Scroggins being named Georgia Author of the Year. It has been translated into ten languages and was optioned by Tony and Ridley Scott to be made into a major motion picture. Scroggins has written for Vogue, Granta, The Nation, The Sunday Times Magazine and many other publications.  As a foreign correspondent for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, she won two Overseas Press Club Awards, a Sigma Delta Chi award, and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award. Scroggins is a graduate of Tulane University and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. She was raised in Atlanta, Georgia but now divides her time betwen Washington, D.C. and Massachusetts, where she lives with her husband, the writer Colin Campbell, and their two daughters.