Agent: John Silbersack
Chris Tomlinson is the author of TOMLINSON HILL, a New York Times bestseller that chronicles the history of two Tomlinson families, one black and one white, who trace their history to a Central Texas slave plantation. He is the producer of Tomlinson Hill: Are We Equal Yet, an award-winning documentary film that examines how race still shapes the community where his family’s slave plantation was located.
Tomlinson is also a columnist for the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News. He is former foreign correspondent for The Associated Press, and in 2008 The New York Association for Black Journalists awarded him its top award for international reporting for a series called “Rethinking Africa.” Tomlinson has also earned awards from the Military Reporter’s and Editor’s Association and the Associated Press Managing Editors for his reporting from Iraq.