An award-winning California journalist, Hilary Abramson was an investigative and magazine writer at The Sacramento Bee and The Sacramento Union for a total of two decades. She has also been managing editor of Pacific News Service, a public radio commentator and a consultant for foundations. Her work has also appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Newsday, The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Magazine, and Kaiser Health News. A generalist known as much for her writing style as for muckraking, Abramson has told hundreds of stories before their time. She is an independent writer whose passion to pass on the truth includes mentoring and writing for literary publications.