Greg Campbell is an award-winning journalist and author specializing in narrative nonfiction and has written for such publications as The Atlantic, The Economist, WSJ Magazine, The Daily Beast, Paris Match, Foreign Policy, Salon.com, CNNMoney.com USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, the San Francisco Chronicle, In These Times and Amnesty Magazine, among others.
He is the author of four nonfiction books, including The Road to Kosovo: A Balkan Diary; Blood Diamonds: Tracing the Deadly Path of the World’s Most Precious Stones; and (with coauthor Scott Selby) Flawless: Inside the World’s Largest Diamond Heist. Blood Diamonds, which won the Colorado Book Award in 2002, served as inspiration for the Oscar-nominated 2006 film Blood Diamond starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Connelly.
Greg’s fourth book, Pot Inc.: Inside America’s Most Outlaw Industry—Medical Marijuana, is a first-person exploration of the medical marijuana industry, and will be published in the spring of 2012.
He has reported from around the world, following stories in England, Italy, France, Belgium, Bosnia, Kosovo, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Egypt and—most recently—Libya.
Greg has won more than two-dozen journalism awards from the Inland Press Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Colorado Press Association, Colorado Associated Press Reporters and Editors, and the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.
He lives in Fort Collins with his wife and son.
Where to find Greg Campbell online
The Road To Kosovo: A Balkan Diary
The classic 1999 travel adventure by Blood Diamonds author Greg Campbell through the dangerous and troubled countries of former Yugoslavia has been newly edited and updated in 2012 for digital publication. See war and the struggle for peace through the eyes of a young reporter on a hair-raising road trip through war torn Bosnia into the heart of violence in Kosovo.