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Steve Liss

Steve Liss

Steve Liss Steve Liss
Steve Liss has produced award-winning photographic essays as a photographer for Time Magazine on subjects ranging from poverty in the Mississippi Delta to runaway youth living on the streets of Hollywood. He has covered six presidential campaigns for the magazine and forty-three of his photographs have appeared on the cover of Time. Steve has been a recipient of the Soros Justice Media Fellowship from the Open Society Institute for his work on juvenile justice and the Alicia Patterson Fellowship for his work on domestic poverty. His recent book, No Place for Children: Voices from Juvenile Detention (University of Texas Press, 2005), won the 2006 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. In 2008 he was awarded the World Understanding Award from Pictures of the Year International for his continuing work on juvenile justice. He is currently the Executive Director of AmericanPoverty.org, a non-profit alliance of photojournalists raising awareness about poverty in the United States. Before joining the full-time faculty at Columbia college Chicago, he taught graduate photojournalism at Northwestern University.