Nate Blakeslee


Nate Blakeslee is the author of the New York Times best-seller American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West. Blakeslee’s first book, Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption in a Small Texas Town, was based on a story he broke at the Texas Observer in 2000 about a police corruption scandal in the Texas Panhandle. Blakeslee was the coeditor of the Observer from 2000 to 2003.

Articles by Nate Blakeslee

Zero Tolerance

The Drug War has it all: feds as funders, felons as narcs, cops as commandos, midnight fire fights. And real casualties.

by Nate Blakeslee

Smoke and Water

Alcoa has fouled the skies over Central Texas for nearly fifty years. Now it wants more coal, more water, and more air.

by Nate Blakeslee